Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 7 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
carved: panel end: "MSI (or ISW)"
carved: beside male figure: "HG"
carved: beside female figure: "AB"
Rectangular wooden bank in the form of a book, with coin slot carved in the bottom and sliding panel on top; carved decoration consists of male figure on one side, female figure on the opposite side, three bands of animal figures on the spine and "MSI" (or "ISW) on panel end.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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