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Still bank

Object Number: 
Z.296
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 x 5 in. ( 19 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron still bank in form of mansion with tall tower at center, chimney at each side of building, textured roof, two terraces, stacked on top of each other, with stairs leading down from terrace to landing, and then descending to ground level with steps on each side, on textured base curved around building, painted green; pierced details include three windows in gables, six sets of windows in second story, twelve smaller windows on first floor, with rows of windows in back of terraces; with slot (for coins) in back of roof, and door (with keyhole) on plain back of mansion.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group