Ash Tray

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Object Name: 
Ash Tray
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, L: 20.2 cm
Not on Display
probably 1950-1959
Primary Description: 
Ash Tray. Grayish brown ("smoky topaz"), transparent glass; blown or cast, ground and polished. Ash tray (?): oval. Rim plain, with flat, ground and polished top which is inclined down from broad end to narrow end; wall curves down and in, with shallow curve at narrower end and steeper curve at broader end; base flat, made by grinding and polishing. Wall is of variable thickness, being thicker at ends than at mid-points of sides.