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"Trick Pony" mechanical bank

Artist

Charles G. Shepard ; Peter Adams ; Shepard Hardware Company

Date

c. 1885

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Trick Pony' mechanical bank, Charles G. Shepard      ;    Peter Adams      ;    Shepard Hardware Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 7 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (19.05 x 18.1 x 6.35 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom engraved: [PAT'D (D is underlined) JUNE 2 D (D is underlined) AND / July 7th (th is underlined) 1885] on bottom, on sticker: [# 272 - 16 1 (in circle) / x "Trick Pony Bank" / 65125 175 / 4210 / # 196 M]
Physical Description: brown horse with yellow saddle stands on rectangular box; horse's proper front right and and rear left leg on box; other two legs raised; coin slot below horse's mouth; a lever on box below horse's tail; "TRICK PONY" on 2 sides of box
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.39
Artist: Peter Adams, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Charles Shepard, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Added to Site: March 1, 2009