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"Gas Pump" still bank


Artist Unknown (United States)


c. 1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Gas Pump' still bank, Artist Unknown (United States)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Ceramic, plastic
Size: 7 7/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/16 in. (18.89 x 7.78 x 5.24 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickerson front: [S.O. / SAVE OFTEN] on sticker: [Gas Pump / "S.O. Saves Often" / 742750 80100]; on bottom, in blue: [Le JO (in circle)] and [(c)]
Physical Description: bank in shape of gas pump; blue and white; circular top and rectangular body; plastic tube on side; coin slot in top; bell inside rings when coin falls
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.645
Added to Site: March 1, 2009