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"Owl, Turns Head" mechanical bank

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James H. Bowen ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Owl, Turns Head' mechanical bank, James H. Bowen      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment, glass
Size: 7 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/16 in. (19.69 x 9.84 x 7.78 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom, in relief: [PATd NO 232623}; on bottom of stopper, incised: illegible on bottom, on sticker: [#198-20 / x Owl / (Turns Head) / 6035 120 / #182M 4110]
Physical Description: owl perched on log; brown and black glass eyes; owl turns its head to PL
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.238a,b
Artist: James Bowen, American, active c. 1877-1906
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American, active c. 1877-1906

Artist: J. & E. Stevens Company
Role: Manufacturer
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009