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Two Coin Banks, America, late 19th century.

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Two Coin Banks, America, late 19th century.
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Marlborough, Massachusetts

Two Coin Banks, America, late 19th century. One small brown-glazed pottery bank in the form of a corked jar, 'SAFE DEPOSIT' impressed below a vertical coin slot in the shoulder, signed Clara Atwood / Aug 12 / 1883' on bottom; together with one cast iron bank in the form of a coined and cross-gabled building with Gothic tracery windows and 'BANK' inscribed on the facade above vault doors, the pediment dated '1882' and the opposite wall impressed 'PAT. FEBY 7 82.' in the mold along bottom of plate, in reference to a registered toy design by Kyser & Rex (Frankfort, Pennsylvania, 1879-99), retaining traces of gilding over original red, green, and yellow enamel-painted surfaces, (iron bank) wd. 4 1/8, dp. 3 1/8, ht. 5 1/2 in. Footnotes: Literature Louis Kyser & Alfred C. Rex, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Design for a Toy Money-Box (7 February 1882), U.S. Patent No. 12,758. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

Two Coin Banks, America, late 19th century. One small brown-glazed pottery bank in the form of a corked jar, 'SAFE DEPOSIT' impressed below a vertical coin slot in the shoulder, signed Clara Atwood / Aug 12 / 1883' on bottom; together with one cast iron bank in the form of a coined and cross-gabled building with Gothic tracery windows and 'BANK' inscribed on the facade above vault doors, the pediment dated '1882' and the opposite wall impressed 'PAT. FEBY 7 82.' in the mold along bottom of plate, in reference to a registered toy design by Kyser & Rex (Frankfort, Pennsylvania, 1879-99), retaining traces of gilding over original red, green, and yellow enamel-painted surfaces, (iron bank) wd. 4 1/8, dp. 3 1/8, ht. 5 1/2 in. Footnotes: Literature Louis Kyser & Alfred C. Rex, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Design for a Toy Money-Box (7 February 1882), U.S. Patent No. 12,758. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

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274 Cedar Hill St
Marlborough
Massachusetts
01752
United States
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Tags: Window, Door, Pediment