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"Cat and Mouse, Cat Balancing" mechanical bank

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James H. Bowen ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1891

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Cat and Mouse, Cat Balancing' mechanical bank, James H. Bowen      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 12 x 5 3/8 x 3 9/16 in. (30.48 x 13.65 x 9.05 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [46G 8.4.12 / "Cat and Mouse" / Type II / 76500 3400 / #39M]
Physical Description: 3 dimensional face of a cat in circular frame on top of a raised pedestal with organic design; clown with pointed hat standing on hands balancing a yellow ball with his feet; dog like animal hugs ball; another dog-like animal on other side of base suppor
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.17a,b
Artist: James Bowen, American, active c. 1877-1906
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American, active c. 1877-1906

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