Sale 20FA01 | Lot 22

Jonah and the Whale Cast Iron Mechanical Bank

Catalogue: Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector
Jonah and the Whale Cast Iron Mechanical Bank

Lot Details

Lot 22
Jonah and the Whale Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
Shepard Hardware Co.
Perhaps one of the most whimsical mechanical banks, activated by placing a coin on the tray that is held extended by Jonah, then by pressing the lever he moves forward and the coin is delivered into the whale's mouth causing the lower jaw to wobble, altogether a handsome and Excellent piece. Length 10 1/4 inches.
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C Property from the Estate of a Private Collector

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 10am EST
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