Centennial Exhibition ashtray; Crown Ducal; 00421

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New Zealand Museum of the Everyday

Name/Title

Centennial Exhibition ashtray

About this object

Cream glazed triangular ashtray with a circular shaped bowl and six cigarette rests moulded into the rim. Rim has both a gold and black band around the rim. A brown transfer image of Edmund Anscombe's temporary Centennial Tower is in the bowl area with the text: "NEW ZELAND CENTENNIAL Exhibition 1940".

Maker

Crown Ducal

Maker Role

manufacturer

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

ceramic
glaze

Inscription and Marks

"NEW ZELAND CENTENNIAL Exhibition 1940" - text along the base of the image
"TRADE MARK CROWN DUCAL WARE MADE IN ENGLAND" - backstamp with a belt style wreath and crown logo in brown on the back

Measurements

Overall: 28mm (H) x 124mm (W) x 120mm (D)

Credit Line

Collection of the New Zealand Museum of the Everyday

Object Type

ashtrays

Object number

00421

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