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Author Topic: Clear Ashtray? with geometric bottom ID please?  (Read 222 times)

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Offline SantaR

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Clear Ashtray? with geometric bottom ID please?
« on: January 16, 2014, 10:18:03 PM »
Hello all

I picked up this clear ashtray (although it doesn't have indentations for ciggies) which is a sort of wavy square shape.  It has a geometric design on the base and I assume it's made in a mould. 

15.5cm square and 3cm high.

I'm in the US but it doesn't really look like it's from here.  I originally though Blenko but all their ashtrays seem to have the indentations to rest your cigarette in.

Many thanks for your continued help.

Santa

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Re: Clear Ashtray? with geometric bottom ID please?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2014, 12:55:28 PM »
Without indents, it is more likely to be a pin dish or a butter dish (for the little curls of butter which get served to an individual) than an ashtray.  :)
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Re: Clear Ashtray? with geometric bottom ID please?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2014, 04:14:34 PM »
Ah, i hadn't thought of that, thanks.  It's a pretty heavy dish though at just over a kg.

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Re: Clear Ashtray? with geometric bottom ID please?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2014, 04:57:16 PM »
Maybe a bit big for a butterdish then, sorry, I wasn't paying attention to the size, I tend to think in inches, not cm. :-[
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