Art of the Americas - Rabbit Bank, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico

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Rabbit Bank
Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico
Earthenware, slip decoration, glaze
c. 1950s
11.5" (27.3 cm) high by 8.5" (18.4 cm) wide, as photographed below

Ex. Fred and Nancy Roscoe collection, California 

This rabbit bank was likely made by Julián Acero, an important Mexican artist who worked in the first half of the 20th century, making toys and animal banks. This piece was collected in the 1950s by the Roscoes and is in good condition, with a chipped back left corner and various abrasions from use.


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