Still bank

Still bank
Still bank
Title
Still bank
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 6 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Brass still bank in the form of pig (standing) with abstracted details such as shape of face, ears, legs, tail, and body; with slot (for coins) on back, near tail.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1242
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