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Ashtray

2008.33 (RS5483)

Description

Earthenware round ceramic ashtray half painted in blue and the other half in dark gray with two abstract fish on either side of a rectangular mask over a shield.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1956
Inscriptions
Marked on back with an impressed feather shape within a square. (Stamped)
Location of origin
Gilford, NH (origin); Providence, RI (use)
Associated Building
Place where the object was used. Pembroke College. Place where the object was used. Pembroke College.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Object type
Household Accessories; Containers for Smoking & Tobacco
Places
Gilford (Belknap county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
Ashtray
ashtrays
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Associated events
Craftsman’s Fair of the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 7 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.33
Credit Line
Gift of Jane C. Nylander
GUSN
103649

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