Artifact of the Week — December 28, 2017

Posted by on December 28, 2017

Ashtray with Setter (dog) on side

An ashtray that features the sculpture of a setter type dog along one side.  A shallow glass bowl is attached to hold the ashes.  The dog is yellow with red accents on his back and a black nose while the rest of the ashtray is brown.  On the bottom is printed: “Contains Arkansas Red Clay, H.F. Roberson & Son Coal Hill, Arkansas.”      This object is part of the Wolford/Longenbach Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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