Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 x 5 in. ( 24.1 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm )
Cast iron mechanical bank in form of boy straddling horizontal pole between two posts mounted on base, with one foot balanced on spherical weight and one arm raised; base curves out to bottom, with pierced decoration and additional cast decoration in the form of architectural elements of faces on each side; coin placed on head causes boy to swing downwards and deposit coin in base.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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