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Ashtray (USA), 1949

This is a Ashtray. It is dated 1949 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed molded porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.2 x 15.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, impressed: "STERLING CHINA / by / Russel / Wright"

Cite this object as

Ashtray (USA), 1949; glazed molded porcelain; H x diam.: 3.2 x 15.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-38

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