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Still bank: Pass Around the Hat

Object Number: 
1953.556
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 3 in. ( 6 x 6.4 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
cast: around slot: "PASS AROUND THE/ HAT/ PAT/ APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Cast iron still bank in form of top hat, painted black, standing on top of crown, with brim curved up, with slot (for coins) at center of brim and inscription cast around inside of brim.
Gallery Label: 
The donor also contributed a large collection of glass novelties, including a group of glass hats.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group