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"Cat and Mouse, Cat Balancing" (reproduction) mechanical bank

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James H. Bowen ; Book of Knowledge (Grolier, Inc.) ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1950s-1960s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Cat and Mouse, Cat Balancing' (reproduction) mechanical bank, James H. Bowen      ;    Book of Knowledge (Grolier, Inc.)      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 11 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (28.26 x 13.34 x 9.53 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription on bottom: [REPRODUCED FROM ORIGINAL IN COLLECTION/ OF THE/ BOOK/ OF/ KNOWLEDGE]on stopper: [PATD FEB 2 1875]; around stopper: [MADE IN USA]inside face: [59..]
Physical Description: shape resembling a shelf clock with white cat face, black ears and red bow on front; on top acrobat cat with mouse on red ball between feet; acrobat rotates into back of bank; coins fall into base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.803
Artist: James Bowen, American, active c. 1877-1906
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American, active c. 1877-1906

Artist: J. & E. Stevens Company
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:

Artist: Book of Knowledge (Grolier, Inc.), New York
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: United States
Life Dates: New York
Added to Site: March 1, 2009