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"Monkey Tips Hat" mechanical bank


J. Chein & Company


c. 1945

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Monkey Tips Hat' mechanical bank, J. Chein & Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Tin, pigment
Size: 4 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (12.54 x 6.35 x 6.35 cm)
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [Chein Monkey / "Thank You" / 7010 7525]
Physical Description: monkey in orangish-red jacket with big yellow buttons; right hand holds yellow hat
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.115a,b
Artist: J. Chein & Company, New York, 1903-1992
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: New York, 1903-1992
Added to Site: March 1, 2009