Hardware/ household

Hardware/ household
Hardware/ household
Hardware/ household
Title
Hardware/ household
Date 
1920-1940
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.
Description 
This tiny tin coin bank is shaped like a miniature paint can. The sides is printed in black and red "Martin-Senour/ Monarch/ 100% Pure Paint/ Outside White". The top reads "A Few Cents A Day Keeps Your Home Bright And Gay", the back lists ingredients indicating these were lead-based paints.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1615
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group