Ash Tray in "Contour" Pattern

Object Name: 
Ash Tray in "Contour" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Ash Tray in "Contour" Pattern
Accession Number: 
52.4.291
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, L: 17.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1952
Primary Description: 
Ash Tray. Colorless glass; cast, perhaps ground and polished. Ash tray: oval, with thick wall and base. Rim rounded, higher at mid-point of sides than at ends, as though circular object has been made oval by compressing it, and with groove at each end; wall curves down and in; base plain, perhaps ground and polished underneath, with concavity at center. Maker's paper label attached to inside of wall: rectangular, with rounded ends, printed in pale brown on dark brown, "Fostoria / MADE --wineglass-- IN U.S.A.".
Pattern Name: 
Contour
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Fostoria / MADE --wineglass-- IN U.S.A.
label
Affixed inside of wall