Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1615
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group