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"Bank Closed" mechanical bank

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Artist Unknown (Germany)

Date

c. 1970

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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'Bank Closed' mechanical bank, Artist Unknown (Germany)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Sheet metal, lithograph
Size: 3 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.26 x 13.02 x 6.99 cm)
Creation Place: Germany
Culture: Germany
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions and Stickersign on sliding front panel: [GESCHLOSSEN / CLOSED]; sign wraps around back right corner near top: [BANK-EXCHANGE] at bottom front, typed on sticker: [MECHANICAL BANK COLLECTORS / OF AMERICA / ANNUAL CONVENTION 1970]
Physical Description: aluminum folded bank in the shape of a bank building; red slanted roof with shingles; green slanted foot; figures of kids around exterior going to the bank's window, which says "Closed"; knob at front opens bank and sticks red disc out to accept coins; im
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.435
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009