Souvenir ashtray from the New York World's Fair, 1939

 
Souvenir ashtray from the New York World's Fair, 1939
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  • Title :     Souvenir ashtray from the New York World's Fair, 1939
  • Artist:     Firestone Rubber Co. Manufacturer
  • Accession:     86.19.109 a,b
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-5/8 6 diameter Dimensions, overall Inches 1-1/2 4-1/4 3-1/2 Dimensions, ashtray (a) Inches 1-1/2 6 diameter Dimensions, miniature tire (b), Centimeters 4.1 15.2 diameter Dimensions, overall Centimeters 3.8 10.8 8.9 Dimensions, ashtray (a) Centimeters 3.8 15.2 diameter Dimensions, miniature tire (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Advertising , Glass/Glass Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.19.109 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Clear, pressed glass ashtray which fits into a miniature replica of a Firestone rubber tire; image of the fair on glass ashtray. a: ashtray, b: miniature tire