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"Springing Cat" mechanical bank


Charles A. Bailey ; Charles A. Bailey


c. 1882

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Springing Cat' mechanical bank, Charles A. Bailey      ;    Charles A. Bailey
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Lead, pigment, wood
Size: 3 3/4 x 9 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (9.53 x 23.18 x 6.67 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [#250-4 / Springing Cat (Lead) / 722000 3500 / Neg]
Physical Description: green, gold, yellow and red openwork base with 4 kings (?), flowers and cherries; orange cat pounces on small mouse-like animal
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.229a,b
Artist: Charles Bailey, American, 1848-1926
Role: Designer
Nationality: American (Middletown, CT)
Life Dates: American, 1848-1926

Artist: Charles A. Bailey, Cobalt, Connecticut
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Cobalt, Connecticut
Added to Site: March 1, 2009