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"Taxes Taxes" mechanical bank

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

c. 1970s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Taxes Taxes' mechanical bank, Artist Unknown (Japan)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Tin, plastic, flocking
Size: 6 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (17.15 x 22.54 x 9.84 cm)
Creation Place: Japan
Culture: Japan
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: bum with cane, cigar and black hat kicks a coin which flied into a top hat decorated with stars and stripes; all on a blue velvety flocked base; label on front bottom is upside down and reads, "TAXES TAXES BANK"
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.398
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009