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1991.418 (RS20986)

Description

Ceramic still bank molded to look like a large orange (or a grapefruit), with bumpy orange-peel texture and deep ochre yellow paint; large slot near top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
BANK, STILL
banks (containers)
Earthenware
earthenware
Fruit
fruit
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
3.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.418
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2395

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