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Made by: R. E. S.

Currently in storage


About this object

The ashtray is round in shape with two handles. Set in the center of the bottom is a coronation medal of Queen Elizabeth II. It shows the right profile of the queen and an inscription. On the reverse is a view of Westminster Abbey where the Coronation took place, which is also and inscribed. The ashtray has four deep indentations in the sides of the bowl. At each side is a simulated crown for a handle.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Ashtray
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
ENGLAND: London
Date made:
1953
Size:
W. 5 1/4 in.
overall __ __13.34 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.226
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION __on side: queen's head (commemorative mark for coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953), leopard's head (London Assay office 1936-), lion passant (sterling fineness), date letter S (1953), and RES (maker); on front of medal: Coronation of Elizabeth II; on back of medal: Crowned in Westminister Abbey June 2nd 1953
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973