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"Robot Machine Bank" mechanical bank


Everlast Toys


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Robot Machine Bank' mechanical bank, Everlast Toys
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Plastic, paper, pigment
Size: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (11.43 x 11.43 x 12.07 cm)
Creation Place: Hong Kong
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon bottom, in raised molded letters: [No. 558 / EVERLAST TOYS / MADE IN HONG KONG / U.K. PATENT No. 1009476]
Physical Description: silver plastic revolving robot with googly eyes holding a try for coins set in a round grey coin reservoir; "ROBOT MACHINE BANK" is labelled on the front in day-glow orange
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.740
Artist: Everlast Toys, Hong Kong
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Hong Kong
Added to Site: March 1, 2009