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Bisque coin bank in the shape of a Jew with a garlic bulb under each arm

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.31

Bisque coin bank shaped as a man with exaggerated Jewish features with garlic bulbs, the same size as his seated figure, under each arm: one bulb is labeled "So ä fain's" [Such a fine little stink] and "Gerüchle." This statue is one of the 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1801-1900  (creation)
Geography
creation : Germany
Language
Yiddish
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Ceramics
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:27:04
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