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This white triangular ceramic ashtray has a broken animal figurine on one end, probably a monkey holding a ladies shoe. On the front rim "Mercedes" and on the two side rims "Mercedes-Schuhe" and "Mercedes-Stiefel".
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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