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Object Name: Semi-mechanical bank
Date: ca. 1905
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Medium: Iron, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 4 5/8 x 7 x 2 1/4 in. ( 11.7 x 17.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description: Cast iron semi-mechanical bank in the form of an elephant (standing) with cast detail including eyes, forehead, ears, tusks, tail, and feet; also, saddle blanket and howdah painted silver and gold, with cast detail of moon and stars; trunk swings from side to side; slot (for coins) in center of seat on top of back. Elephant moves its trunk when a coin is inserted in the slot.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mary R. Reynolds
Object Number: 1960.25
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