Object Timeline

1958

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Ashtray (USA)

This is a ashtray. It is dated ca. 1968 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is marble,felt pads. 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: 3.5 x 16 diameter cm (1 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ashtray (USA); marble,felt pads; Overall: 3.5 x 16 diameter cm (1 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-54

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