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"The Sportsman" mechanical bank


Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.


c. 1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'The Sportsman' mechanical bank, Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Zinc alloy, pigment
Size: 4 13/16 x 8 1/2 x 2 7/16 in. (12.22 x 21.59 x 6.19 cm)
Creation Place: United States, Michigan, Detroit
Culture: United States, Michigan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionson front under figure: [THE SPORTSMAN]; underneath in base: [(manufacturer's name and address) PAT. PEND. US AND CANADA]
Physical Description: figure of kneeling hunter with gun and tree with gold squirrel; coin slot above squirrel; gun fires coin into tree; key to bank tied to figure; dull gold color
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.607
Artist: Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc., Detroit
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Detroit
Added to Site: March 1, 2009