Vintage Retro Modern Modernist Made in Japan Ceramic Santa Claus Piggy Bank
Dating to the 1960s or so may I offer this Made in Japan piggy bank of Santa Claus. Now I want to say the piece is ceramic but it feels like its more of a plaster paper mache. Color is good, design is interesting and the piece displays nicely. Condition is quite good although the black plug on the bottom holding the money in has "hardened". A piece of the plus is already missing (happened after I took the photo) and I doubt very much if the rest will come out clean - it is not soft and pliable but rather hard. So if you use this piece as a piggy bank, you are definitely going to have to break the black in order to remove the money. You can always cover the hole with tape.
Hallmarks: Original Made in Japan tag is still present on the bottom.
Size: Stands 8-3/4" high; width is about 4-1/2".
Final Comments: Adorable.
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Vintage Made in Japan Santa Claus Bank