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"Tico Tico" (music box) mechanical bank




20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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'Tico Tico' (music box) mechanical bank, Reuge
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Wood, pigment, metal, plastic
Size: 6 x 4 9/16 x 2 15/16 in. (15.24 x 11.59 x 7.46 cm)
Creation Place: Switzerland
Culture: Switzerland
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom, in wood: [MADE IN SWITZERLAND] on bottom, on sticker: [REUGE / R / TICO TICO / SWISS MUSICAL MOVEMENT]
Physical Description: rectangular bank; red and yellow; dancing clown figure; painted elephant behind; weight lifter and accordian player on sides; 5 gold balls on peaked top; coin slot in top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.649
Artist: Reuge, Switzerland
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Switzerland
Added to Site: March 1, 2009