Ashtray w/removable basin

Object Number: 
INV.7822
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 )
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/
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group