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"Elephant" mechanical bank


Ru Gar Ent. Co.


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Elephant' mechanical bank, Ru Gar Ent. Co.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Aluminum, pigment
Size: 4 3/8 x 8 15/16 x 2 3/8 in. (11.11 x 22.7 x 6.03 cm)
Creation Place: United States, California, Long Beach
Culture: United States, California
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: InscriptionPL side of blanket: [GAR-RU]; PL, between legs: [RU-GAR ENT. CO. / LONG BEACH, CALIF. / PAT. PEND]
Physical Description: bronze elephant
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.503
Artist: Ru Gar Ent. Co., Long Beach, California
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Long Beach, California
Added to Site: March 1, 2009