Ashtray with a floral needlepoint design under glass. Possibly intended as a wall decoration. An intricate needlepoint design with a blue and pink flower surrounded by green leaves and orange accent flowers is framed by a round gold metal frame and inset within black base made of a sturdy fabric. The enitre base is encased under concave glass and rimmed with gold metal and two attached cigarette rests.
Donated by Angeline Kringas along with two other handpainted vases, a needle point astray and handpainted salt shaker. The ceramics appear to be made by the G Maras Co Athens in Greece which produced Neoclassical handpainted greek art. Ashtray appears to also be made in Greece from a company based in Athens.
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Ashtray, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10375. Accessed 08/14/22.