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1940

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1950

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1969

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Ashtray, ca. 1945

This is a ashtray. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). It is credited Gift of International Business Machines Corp..

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5 × 13.3 cm (1 15/16 × 5 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ashtray, ca. 1945; silver; H x diam.: 5 × 13.3 cm (1 15/16 × 5 1/4 in.); Gift of International Business Machines Corp.; 1969-8-1

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