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92/908 Ashtray, earthenware, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1960. Click to enlarge.

Earthenware ashtray

Designed
Ashtray, earthenware, slip-cast, shallow rectangular form with two chamfered corners, rectangular opening with five cigarette rest indentations along one side adjacent to "DAD" in low relief, glazed with a mottled dark pink and pale green glaze.

Summary

Object No.

92/908

Object Statement

Ashtray, earthenware, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1960

Physical Description

Ashtray, earthenware, slip-cast, shallow rectangular form with two chamfered corners, rectangular opening with five cigarette rest indentations along one side adjacent to "DAD" in low relief, glazed with a mottled dark pink and pale green glaze.

Marks

Unmarked.

Dimensions

Height

28 mm

Width

104 mm

Depth

81 mm

Production

Notes

Pottery situated at 61 Lakemba Street, Belmore, Sydney.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dr David H Chamberlain under the Tax Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1992

Acquisition Date

29 June 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Earthenware ashtray 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 December 2022, <https://ma.as/128290>

Wikipedia

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