Ashtray

Object Number: 
1941.854
Date: 
ca. 1909
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 12.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless molded lead glass ashtray; trapezoidal form with three indentations for supporting cigarettes.
Gallery Label: 
This ashtray is from the Hudson River sidewheel steamer "Rensselaer," which was built in 1909 for the New York-Troy Citizens' 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