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Designer: Warren Frank Wheelock, American, 1880–1960
Manufacturer: Lenox, Incorporated, American, 1889–2005

Ashtray

1939

Porcelain

1 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 7 1/16in. (3.175 × 6.668 × 17.939 cm)
Gift of Patricia E. Kane, Ph.D. 1987, and W. Scott Braznell, Art.A. 1967
2006.220.1
Geography: 
Made in Trenton, New Jersey
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by W. Scott Braznell, Hamden, Conn., 2006

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 202.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 350, no. 241.

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