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Clock bank

Object Number: 
2002.1.399
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
6 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 in.
Description: 
This copper-colored metal bank is made to resemble a mantel clock and has a wind-up clock in it. Coins are inserted just below the clock face, just above a plaque reading "Central Savings Bank/ In the City of New York/ Corner Fourth Avenue and 14th Street". On the rear is a relief of an explorer landing on a tropical shore.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group