The museum is open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. Review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

Cat Statue Ashtray

Cat Statue Ashtray

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Object Name
sculpture
ashtray
wooden cat
statue
date made
1943-1946
maker
Shimono, Masuichi
place made
United States: California, Tulelake
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
brown (overall color)
Measurements
overall; base: 1 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 18.415 cm x 12.065 cm
overall: 21 in x 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 53.34 cm x 1.905 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
2015.0038.01
accession number
2015.0038
catalog number
2015.0038.01
Credit Line
Gift of Saburo Shimono
subject
Japanese-American
World War II
Japanese American Internment
World War II
See more items in
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object