Ashtray made of black phenol formaldehyde

Made:
1950-1955 in United States
maker:
Unknown

Ashtray made of compression moulded black phenol formaldehyde, circular, with raised edge, with flattened top surface, interspersed with two indented cigarette rests in form of shallow groove, upper surface rises up to raised edge on which is seated a cream-coloured figure of the Michelin Man wearing a sash, MIchelin Man made in a two part mould, inside base is stepped, unsigned, American, 1950-1955

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Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-171
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), phenol formaldehyde (unspecified)
type:
ashtray
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas

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