Figure of a Pig Maker: Carl Walters (American, 1883–1955)


American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design


Lead-glazed earthenware


8 1/8 × 5 3/4 × 17 3/4 in. (20.6 × 14.605 × 45.085 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Mabel Brady Garvan Collection, by exchange, and the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Accession Number



20th century


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Sotheby's, New York, November 19, 1981, lot 97; purchased by James H. Stubblebine, New York, 1981–89; Christie's, New York, June 10, 1989, lot 31

  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 26–27, no. 8.
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 126, ill.
  • "Acquisitions 1989," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 112–13, ill.
  • Alastair Duncan, ed., The Encyclopedia of Art Deco (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1988), 123, ill.
  • Alastair Duncan, American Art Deco (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986), 113, 118–19, ill.
  • Karen Davies, At Home in Manhattan: Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 60, no. 43, ill.

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Additional information


"[circle in square]/WALTERS/1930/[horse's head in profile to left]," inscribed on underside

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