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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Ashtray

This is a ashtray. It was manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is polished chromium. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 3.1 x 14.1 x 10.1 cm (1 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ashtray; Manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); polished chromium; Overall: 3.1 x 14.1 x 10.1 cm (1 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 4 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-147

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