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"Piggy Bank" mechanical bank


Artist Unknown (Japan)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Piggy Bank' mechanical bank, Artist Unknown (Japan)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Metal, pigment, rubber
Size: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (8.26 x 12.07 x 7.3 cm)
Creation Place: Japan
Culture: Japan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: InscriptionsOn bottom:[OPEN/(down arrow)]; Rear lower half: [MADE IN JAPAN/MIKUNI/?n]
Physical Description: grey pig with three pink flowers on each side; ears outlined in pink; cheeks pink; pink mouth outlined in black; eyes outlined in black have black centers with white and blue half circles surrounding; brown snout with two pink nostrils outlined in black;
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.525
Added to Site: March 1, 2009