Michael Higgins (American, born England, 1908-1999). <em>Ashtray</em>, ca. 1955. Glass, 3/4 x 7 x 5 in. (1.9 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2002.104.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2002.104.1_bw.jpg)

Ashtray

Artist:Michael HigginsFrances Higgins

Medium: Glass

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Dates:ca. 1955

Dimensions: 3/4 x 7 x 5 in. (1.9 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2002.104.1

Image: 2002.104.1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light gray slumped glass ashtray with gold, silver, and painted decorations. Rectangular in shape with shallow bowl and wide rim; semicircular channel in rim on each short side for holding cigarette. Decorated with four fish of different sizes and types in silver, royal blue, and green; each fish on raised rectangular panel. Gilded background simulating water and gold hook and line on right rim.

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