Smoking caddy: airplane design

 
Smoking caddy: airplane design
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  • Title :     Smoking caddy: airplane design
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     83.15.27 a-h
  • Country:     Germany
  • Date:     circa 1936
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4-3/8 10-1/2 9-3/4 Dimensions, overall Inches 3-1/2 9-3/4 2-3/4 Dimensions, body (a) Inches 1-3/8 3-1/4 4 Dimensions, cigarette cases (c, d) Inches 1/2 3-1/8 2-7/8 Dimensions, ashtray (e) Inches 1/2 2-5/8 diameter Dimensions, ashtray (f) Inches 1/2 2-3/4 diameter Dimensions, ashtrays (g, h), Centimeters 11.1 26.7 24.8 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 8.9 24.8 7.0 Dimensions, body (a) Centimeters 3.5 8.3 10.2 Dimensions, landing gear (b) Centimeters 1.6 9.5 7.0 Dimensions, cigarette cases (c, d) Centimeters 1.3 7.9 7.3 Dimensions, ashtray (e) Centimeters 1.3 6.7 diameter Dimensions, ashtray (f) Centimeters 1.3 7.0 diameter Dimensions, ashtrays (g, h)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Aviation , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.15.27.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Nickel plated metal smoker's caddy in the shape of an airplane; wings are created by two detachable cigarette cases, body is container with hinged lid, circular set of ashtrays are inserted behind cab, cab holds lighter (which is missing), propeller functions as cigar cutter, landing gear removes to empty cigar clippings. a: body, b: landing gear, c & d: cigarette cases, e-h: ashtrays