Rare vintage 9" tall folk art ceramic bull coin bank, Ecuador fair prize, toro bull sculpture, folk art bull statue, financial planner gift

$168.00

Here we have a rare ceramic bull bank that at one time--circa 1950s--was a prize won at an Ecuador fair. The lucky winner would fill the bull with money, and like piggy banks from this era, smash open the bull to get at the money saved. Whoever won this particular bull did not use it. I purchased this piece from a collector of such fair prizes, and this one stood out for its still vibrant color and the regal stance of the beast.

He stands just over 9" tall from the tip of his horn to the base, and he is about just over 11" long, and stands on a base that is about 3" wide, although the bull's body extends a bit beyond either edge. There are some areas where the paint has flaked off, yet no cracks nor chips (beyond these paint flakes, some of which get down to the ceramic layer. Overall in quite good condition. The bull weights over 3 pounds unpacked and will be double boxed for shipping, which accounts for the high shipping cost.

Great gift for the macho person in your life or for someone good with money or for someone who loves a bull market.

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