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1930

  • 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 made by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chromium-plated metal. 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

H x W x D: 1.3 x 12.1 x 6.4 cm (1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Ashtray; Made by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); chromium-plated metal; H x W x D: 1.3 x 12.1 x 6.4 cm (1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-94

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