Still bank

Still bank
Still bank
Still bank
Title
Still bank
Date 
1870-1890
Medium 
Iron, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Description 
Cast iron still bank in the form of house, painted green, with pointed roof (cast with raised diamond pattern), chimney at center of roof, pierced decoration consisting of door and windows at front and back, and slot (for coins); red painted stripe along edge of roof, all around house.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1243
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group