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Ash tray

Object Number: 
1941.855
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass ashtray; circular form with sunburst impressed on base; three indentations for cigarettes.
Gallery Label: 
This ashtray is from the Hudson River steamboat "Adirondack," built in 1896 for the New York-Albany line.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group