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"Bismark [sic] Bank" mechanical bank

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Charles A. Bailey ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1883-1884

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Bismark [sic] Bank' mechanical bank, Charles A. Bailey      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, lead, tin, pigment
Size: 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (13.34 x 19.05 x 6.35 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and StickerOn proper right side of pig inscribed: [BISMARK BANK] on bottom, on sticker: [17G 1-4-5 / "Bismark Bank" / 772007.50 32000 / 5 1700 / M 193 AD 73000]
Physical Description: giant black pig with red lips and pink nose; Otto von Bismarck emerges from pig's back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.23
Artist: Charles Bailey, American, 1848-1926
Role: Designer
Nationality: American (Middletown, CT)
Life Dates: American, 1848-1926

Artist: J. & E. Stevens Company
Role: Manufacturer
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009