This is a ashtray. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1949 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed molded porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 3.2 x 15.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On base, impressed: "STERLING CHINA / by / Russel / Wright"
Cite this object as
Ashtray (USA); Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); glazed molded porcelain; H x diam.: 3.2 x 15.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-38