Cire Perdue Bird Ashtray

Object Name: 
Cire Perdue Bird Ashtray

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Object Name: 
Cire Perdue Bird Ashtray
Accession Number: 
2005.4.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm, W: 13.8 cm, D: 17.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1944
Credit Line: 
Gift of Tim and Paddy Welles
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; cast, cire perdue, acid-etched. Oval shape ashtray with bird perched at one end and 5 notches for cigarettes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Welles, Gillett III, Former Collection
2005-03-07
Welles, Paddy, Former Collection
2005-03-07
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
F Carder
Signature
Engraved? Bottom edge. in script
F. Carder / 1944
Signature and date
Engraved? Bottom edge. Signature is extremely faint, possibly done before the acid-etching process. In script.