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ASHTRAY

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

Ashtray is set with nine carved intaglio stones, graduated in size. They appear to be antique seals in various minerals. At narrow end is an applied piece of metal, ridged to hold cigarettes.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
ASHTRAY
Made from:
Silver -- intaglio
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1948
Size:
11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.602
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties- Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems