Mechanical bank: Jumbo the Elephant
Overall: 4 1/2 x 8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm )
Cast iron mechanical bank in the form of an elephant (standing) with cast detail including tusks, ears, and saddle, end of trunk with round slot for coin; when lever, in the shape of tail, is pressed, trunk is raised and deposits coin inside bank.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.