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"Santa Claus" mechanical bank

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Peter Adams ; Charles G. Shepard ; Shepard Hardware Company

Date

c. 1889

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Santa Claus' mechanical bank, Peter Adams      ;    Charles G. Shepard      ;    Shepard Hardware Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (14.61 x 10.48 x 7.94 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom behind sticker, engraved: [PAT APPD FOR] on bottom, on sticker: [237G 11-3-14 / "Santa Claus" / L (inside a circle) / 80079 9150 / 5475 6490 / 214M 4355]
Physical Description: Santa Claus in light grey and brown coat holds yellow and red bag over left shoulder; Santa stands on rectangular stand; red rectangular chimney on his PR side below right hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.133
Artist: Peter Adams, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Charles Shepard, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Added to Site: March 1, 2009