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Kyser & Rex "Lion and Two Monkeys" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2959M
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2959M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 17, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Kyser & Rex "Lion and Two Monkeys" Mechanical Bank, 19th century, the lion at the foot of the tree while the two monkeys are resting in the crux of a tree limb, ht. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-150

bottom cracked, missing coin trap, paint wear and loss, functions properly


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Constellations, Crux, Fauna of Africa, Lion, Monkey, Monkeys in Chinese culture, Nationalism

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