Still bank

Still bank
Still bank
ca. 1934
Iron, paint
Overall: 4 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 10.2 x 6 cm ) with accessory: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Cast iron still bank in form of office building with eight sides, curved roof, and dome with finial, with pierced decoration consisting of rows of windows and cast decoration including elaborate entrance flanked by columns, with slots (for coins) under cast inscription on each side.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
cast: on front and back: "BANK"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group