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"Egg" still bank


Banthrico, Inc.


mid 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Egg' still bank, Banthrico, Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Zinc alloy
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (6.35 x 7.62 x 6.99 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Illinois, Chicago
Culture: North America, United States, Illinois
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon stopper: [BANTHRICO/ CHICAGO/ ILL/ USA]
Physical Description: egg shape lavishly decorated with vines and flowers; female figures on either side of top coin slot; face on front
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.848
Artist: Banthrico, Inc., Chicago, 1931-1985
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Chicago, 1931-1985
Added to Site: March 1, 2009