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"London Bobby" still bank


Artist Unknown (England)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'London Bobby' still bank, Artist Unknown (England)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Ceramic, plastic
Size: 6 x 3 1/2 x 4 in. (15.24 x 8.89 x 10.16 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon bottom, on plastic cap: [MADE IN ENGLAND]; on bottom, on paper label: [BRITISH MADE]
Physical Description: caricature of a London bobby in ceramic; blue hat with chip strap; blue uniform and shoes, blues eyes and moustache, pink face and hands; plastic cover on bottom with 'Made in England'; paper label on plastic with British flag insignia and 'British Made'
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.570
Added to Site: March 1, 2009