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"Prosperity Bank" still bank


J. Chein & Company


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Prosperity Bank' still bank, J. Chein & Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Tin, pigment
Size: 2 1/4 x 3 x 3 in. (5.72 x 7.62 x 7.62 cm) (without handle)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon top, in blue: [J. CHIEN / & CO. / MADE IN / U.S.A. (inside a shield)]
Physical Description: bank in the shape of a pail; silver handle and band at center of body; light blue top and body; "Prosperity BANK" and "PENNY SAVED / PENNY EARNED" on top in dark blue
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.260
Artist: J. Chein & Company, New York, 1903-1992
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: New York, 1903-1992
Added to Site: March 1, 2009