19th Century Redware Still Bank

19th Century Redware Still Bank

Stately, goblet shaped redware still bank* with turkey finial.  Three incised fine rings on body, in addition to the three-ringed design of the "stem".  Finished to resemble pewter.   Absolutely perfect with no flaking, chips or signs of wear.

*A still bank refers to any type of receptacle designed to receive and store coins. The most famous type of still bank is the piggy bank, which gets it name from an orange-colored clay called pygg. One of the most common types of still banks in early-19th-century America was made out of redware.

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