The Gem

Side view of an ashtray showing the straight sides. Side view of an ashtray showing the straight sides. Top view of an ashtray showing the cigarette indentations. Underside view of an ashtray showing the moulded inscription. Underside view of an ashtray showing the moulded inscription.
Side view of an ashtray showing the straight sides. Side view of an ashtray showing the straight sides. Top view of an ashtray showing the cigarette indentations. Underside view of an ashtray showing the moulded inscription. Underside view of an ashtray showing the moulded inscription.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006933
Country
Date
1930 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A circular, deep ashtray entitled 'The Gem' moulded from dark brown phenol formaldehyde by Harry Davies Molding Co, Chicago, Illanois, c 1930s.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)

Inscriptions

moulded: "The Gem No. 850. Heat resisting plastics. Made in the USA. Harry Davies Molding Co. Chicago. Ill. " (base)
Dimensions
Height
30mm
Diameter
89mm
Colour Note
mottled with black