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Object Name Bank
Date 1860-1880
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1880
Description Toy bank in the form of a cube-shaped bank building, two stories high with a mansard roof, two chimneys, and 8 semi-circular headed dormer windows with red cross pieces. First floor windows have 9 pierced panes and pierced semi-circular heads. They are located on 3 sides of the building, 2 on each side. Has a working pierced red and white front door with 4 pierced panes and a blue semi-circular head that doubles as a signboard. Door has black knob and is hung on a hinge. The corners of the building are red. Inside is painted green with a curved wall and counter. On the counter is an open slot, probably used for depositing coins. Wall is decorated with a quatrefoil pattern. The floor has two holes, which possibly originally held a figure. Floor behind counter has a central rectangular opening possibly for access to coins. Hanging from eaves of roof between windows on right and left of bank is a drop ornament. Foundation is blue, roof black, siding white.
Accession Number 1980.966