Ashtray Depicting Kennedy

Object Name: 
Ashtray Depicting Kennedy

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Object Name: 
Ashtray Depicting Kennedy
Accession Number: 
2002.4.124
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.4 cm, W: 6.2 cm, D: 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960-1963
Credit Line: 
Gift of Tina Oldknow and Peter Herzberg
Primary Description: 
Grey transparent glass; slumped plate glass, photo transfer and gilding. Square dish has flared sides and is decorated with portrait of JFK in white surrounded by gold squares and decorative lines, and "KEEP THE LEAD" across top and "JOHN F. KENNEDY" across the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Oldknow, Tina, Former Collection
2002-12-02
Herzberg, Peter, Source
2003-01-10
Inscription: 
KEEP THE LEAD / JOHN F. KENNEDY
Inscription
top and bottom "KEEP THE LEAD" across top; "JOHN F. KENNEDY" across bottom
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show