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"Sleeping Santa (Large Chair)" still bank


Banthrico, Inc.


c. 1954

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Sleeping Santa (Large Chair)' still bank, Banthrico, Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 7 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 15/16 in. (18.89 x 14.92 x 15.08 cm)
Creation Place: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Culture: United States, Illinois
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionson back, in green: [SCHENECTADY SAVINGS BANK / Where Clinton Crosses State / BELLEVUE - ROTTERDAM OFFICE / 2525 Broadway]; on bottom, incised: [BANTHRICO IND., INC. / CHICAGO, U.S.A.]
Physical Description: Santa Claus figure seated in a gold chair, with black mittened hands folded on stomach and head bowed, sleeping
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.454
Artist: Banthrico, Inc., Chicago, 1931-1985
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Chicago, 1931-1985
Added to Site: March 1, 2009