Ashtray [Teal]; Noritake (Japan, estab. 1904); 2004.339

Name/Title

Ashtray [Teal]

About this object

White, ceramic, circular ashtray from TEAL airlines. Base is inscribed with the manufacturer's logo. There is a slightly raised bottom rim (unglazed). From the base, the body angles inwards to meet the large lip (diameter of 130 mm). The edge of that lip is trimmed in gold. The interior is hollow with an opening of 52 mm. A rim lines the opening and it has 3 evenly spaced notches to rest cigarettes. The TEAL logo is imprinted in gold on the top of the lip.

Maker

Noritake (Japan, estab. 1904)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed 1965)

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Place Made

Japan

Measurements

H 40 Dia 130mm (H 1 9/16 Dia 5 1/8")
80mm

Collection

Solent Collection

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Ashtray/Containers for Smoking & Tobacco/Household Accessories/02 Furnishings/Nomenclature

Object number

2004.339

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