Ashtray with matchbox holder

Description

A circular phenol formaldehyde ashtray with a chromed metal matchbox holder mounted in the centre. A chromed metal ring with three cigarette rests sits inside the outer rim of the bakelite tray. Meaurements given include the matchbox holder.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Object number

AIBDC : 008973SA

Date

1940 - 1959 (circa)

Country

Method

Material

plastic
phenol formaldehyde tray
PF
bakelite - generic term
metal matchbox holder and cigarette rest ring
Dimensions
Height
85mm
Diameter
165mm

Colour