French Art Deco Etched Blue Glass Brass and Hardstone Chinoiserie Ashtray
French Art Deco Etched Glass Brass and Hardstone Chinoiserie Ashtray, the blue glass etched with a scene of Classical figures in repose and at play, with a Chinoiserie brass mounted quadripodal base, the sides with bullet-shaped decoration terminating in pointed cylindrical jade-style beads.
Unmarked, possibly by Wood & Caldwell.
1 1/2" H., 4 1/4" W., 3 1/2" D.
Items such as this ashtray would have been considered the height of chic in a woman's dressing room in the 1920s.