Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1900 item #701461 (stock #3770)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A MEXICAN CARVED COCONUT MONEY BOX, BANK, 19TH CENTURY.

I know little of these charming folk art banks and have been asked to offer this example by a friend. Research on the Internet leads me to believe that it comes from Mexico and having studied a few examples this one seems to be a remarkably fine example.

Approximately 5.1/4 inches (13.3 cm) long. In fine original condition with good colour, no repairs...