02-17-2008 02-17-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2397 Boston
February 17, 2008 11:00 AMCalender
545

Cast Iron Mechanical "Tamany Bank,"

$385$325
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2397 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 17, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Cast Iron Mechanical "Tamany Bank," manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1873, by placing a coin in the figure's hand, the weight of the coin causes the hand to lower and deposit the coin into his coat pocket, his head also nods, (paint wear), ht. 5 3/4 in.

Estimate $200-250

mechanics work,

Keywords

Tamany Bank, Connecticut, Cromwell, J. & E. Stevens Co.