Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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horse shaped coin bank
  • Mexico
  • horse shaped coin bank, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 18.5 x 8 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6256

The donkey or horse shaped ceramic bank has a slot in the back. It is light colored with a bright pink mane. The interior ears are bright blue. There is a bright blue, green, and pink circle on the chest. A saddle shape is painted bright blue and pink and the detail on the legs is bright blue and pink. There is black detail on the tail.