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Ashtray, one of two

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Ashtray, one of two

Made by: Nicholas Haydon

Currently in storage


About this object

The ash trays are made from modern Chinese porcelain that is green with yellow flowers. They are shaped as quadrilaterals wtih sloped sides. Together the two ashtrays form a sexagon in shape. The bases are made from ormolu. Each have three lion paw feet.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Porcelain -- ormolu
Made in:
USA: New York (base); CHINA (porcelain)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
12.3 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.287.2
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
MARK ormolu stamped: Nicholas Hayden 91 West 56th Street NYC
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973