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"Coffin Bank" mechanical bank

Artist

Yone

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Coffin Bank' mechanical bank, Yone
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Metal, pigment, fabric, plastic
Size: 1 3/4 x 6 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. (4.45 x 16.19 x 6.67 cm)
Creation Place: Japan
Culture: Japan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon skeleton's head at side, in turqouise: [YONE (inside a diamond)]; on skeleton's head at side, in turquoise: [MADE IN JAPAN PAT (illegible)]
Physical Description: metal rectangular box bank with printing on two sides; third side has a key with pictures of spiders and webs fourth side has door to coin container; top has plastic skeleton head with a piece of felt covering a skeleton hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.469
Artist: Yone, Japan
Role: Manufacturer
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Life Dates: Japan
Added to Site: March 1, 2009