Den Forste Grisen
Painted basic black and adorned with flowers, this beautiful pig is reminiscent of folk traditions. Sitting proudly in Ballard, this pig celebrates the historic Norwegian connection of this neighborhood.
Location, Summer 2001
2208 NW Market Street, Ballard
Trygve Ingolf Forland, M.D.
A current resident of California, Dr. Forland wanted to honor his homeland, Norway, while sponsoring a pig for Seattle historic Norwegian neighborhood, Ballard, and the Pike Place Market Foundation.
Purchase Price at Auction on October 13, 2001