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    Charming Nineteenth-Century Bank with Bobbing Head Figure of a Slave Child. The base is a rectangular wooden box measuring 5" x 6.75" x 2". On top of the base has been constructed a rather crude "hill" of a papier-mâché type material, atop which the 5.5" composition figure sits. Coins were deposited through a slit in front of the figure, and a drawer opens from the back of the wood base in order to retrieve the coins. This unusual bank, while it may have been manufactured for sale, gives rather the appearance of a one-of-a-kind folk art work. Very good overall condition with minor aging. Height 10.75".

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    Auction Dates
    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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