Ashtray with Matchbox Holder


Serpentine square ashtray with vertical rectangular matchbox holder mounted on a flared circular pedestal at center and concave cigarette holders at corners of its shallow, everted sides. Oval-and-double-bead molding along rims of holder and tray. Spring mechanism inside bottom of holder. Tray underside struck with three incuse marks, each at center of three sides, facing inward: trademark "L" hanging in a "C", "STERLING" in sans serif letters, and "1315".

Date Made: after 19221922 - 1933

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, NewarkPlace Owned; Place Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: SmokingTobacco Use


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.307672.0001Catalog Number: 307672.0001Accession Number: 307672

Object Name: ashtrayholder, matchbox

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 11.7475 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_301187

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