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Bank

With key (see 85.237). Cylindrical; plain bands at top and bottom; upright engraved scroll pieces in three places; lock box has scalloped sides; hinged hasp; swinging handle at top, and slit in cover.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Bank and key

Belgium, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

85.236

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork