"Sterling" ashtray

1949
Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976), Manufactured by Sterling China (American, founded 1917)


Object Place: Wellsville, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 in. (2.9 x 15.2 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1938

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with "straw yellow" glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

Stamped into base: "STERLING CHINA / by / Russel Wright ["Russel Wright" is in script].

Provenance

Purchased by donor on eBay 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.