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"Childs Safe, Fire Proof" still bank


J. Chein & Company


c. 1906

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Childs Safe, Fire Proof' still bank, J. Chein & Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Tin, pigment
Size: 5 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 1/2 in. (13.81 x 10 x 8.89 cm)
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon front, in red and white: [CHILDS SAFE/ FIRE PROOF]
Physical Description: green and red block shape safe; door has keyed lock (no key); picture of steam ship on lower half of door; coin slot in back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.1028
Artist: J. Chein & Company, New York, 1903-1992
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: New York, 1903-1992
Added to Site: March 1, 2009