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"Chief Big Moon" mechanical bank


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


c. 1899

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 6 1/8 x 10 x 4 in. (15.56 x 25.4 x 10.16 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 19th-20th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [#48.13 / "Chief Big Moon" / 74187B 2 (in cirlce) / 400 / #42m / 4360]
Physical Description: man sitting in teepee with fish in hand; frog in front of man; pond with two ducks
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.5a,b
Artist: Charles Bailey, American, 1848-1926
Role: Designer
Nationality: American (Middletown, CT)
Life Dates: American, 1848-1926

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