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Made by: P. M.

Currently in storage

About this object

The square ashtray is set with a coronation medal of George VI. On the obverse is a profile of King George VI which is inscribed. On the reverse a profile of his wife Elizabeth with an inscription. They both face to the left and are dressed in robes with crowns on their heads. The ashtray has indentations in the four corners to hold cigarettes. The area between each indentation has a hatched design.

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London, England
Date made:
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

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Signature marks:
MARK; SIGNATURE; INSCRIPTION at the bottom: Lion passant (sterling fineness, 1936-); Leopard's head (London Assay office, 1936-); Date letter A (1936); A & Co Ltd (maker Asprey & Co Ltd); initials on the shoulder of king and queen: PM; on front of medal: George VI Crowned 12 May 1937; on back of medal: Queen ELizabeth 12 May 1937
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973