Ashtray, Brass Swivel; Unknown manufacturer; 1930-1940; WY.1990.120

Name/Title

Ashtray, Brass Swivel

About this object

This is a brass ashtray with a swivel finish. The top rotates easily to deposit the ash into the collecting cup below, and the pin can be pulled out to make emptying easier. It may well have been designed for use by a pipe smoker who could knock out their pipe bowl on the pin.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1930-1940

Period

1930s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

On bowl base: 'WY 90 120'

Measurements

h 40 mm x dia 60 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

WY.1990.120

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