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Ashtray w/removable basin

Ashtray w/removable basin
Title
Ashtray w/removable basin
Date 
ca. 1930
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 in. ( 4.1 x 12.1 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Cast brass ashtray in the form of a tri-corn hat with removable circular sheet brass dish for ashes; shield with two figures molded on front; inscriptions on side and reverse of base.
Object Number 
INV.7822
Marks 
molded: on side of ashtray: "1835"; "1930" molded: on reverse of base: "A/ REPLICA/ OF THE HAT/ WORN BY THE/ PRESIDENTS OF THE/ SAINT NICHOLAS SOCIETY/ SINCE THE TIME OF/ PETER GERARD STUYVESANT/ FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE/ SOCIETY AND DIRECT/ DECENDANT OF/ PETER STUYVESANT/ GOVERNOR OF NEW AMSTERDAM"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group