This pink pig playing a flute was made by the Schafer and Vater company of Germany. It is a two piece covered jar separating at the waist. The front reads; Pig 'n Whistle and some say these items were souvenir pieces from the Pig 'n Whistle restaurant in Hollywood in the 1920's. The plump pig has a great deal of character in his facial expression and looks like he might be dancing a jig while playing his whistle. On the bottom is the S & V crown mark along with a four digit number.
It measures about 5 3/16" high and the base is about 2 1/2" by 2 3/8" and is in very nice condition with minor wear. There is one small flake off the right ear (see photo).
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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