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"Uncle Wiggley" mechanical bank


J. Chein & Company


c. 1949

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Uncle Wiggley' mechanical bank, J. Chein & Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Tin, pigment
Size: 5 x 2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in. (12.7 x 6.51 x 6.51 cm)
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron back near rabbit's tail: [J. CHEIN / 7 CO. / MADE IN / U.S.A.] on bottom, on sticker: [J. Chein & Co. / Uncle Wiggley / (Rabbit) / 752250 670]
Physical Description: rabbit wearing yellow jacket and orange pants sitting on portion of tree trunk; rabbit holds carrot in right hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.116a,b
Artist: J. Chein & Company, New York, 1903-1992
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: New York, 1903-1992
Added to Site: March 1, 2009