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Alfred Steiner, Unknown

Manufacturer: Unknown
Year(s) of Production: Circa 1935-1940
Pattern Description: Advertising ashtray with the company name, address and either Mens Wear or Furniture. Letters are all capitals and stippled, the base is rayed, there is a match holder in the center and 3 cigar/cigarette indentations on the edge.
Similar Patterns: Polo ashtray
Shapes in Database: Ashtray
Colors in Database: Marigold*

*Not all colors are available in every shape.

About Alfred Steiner Mens Wear/Furniture

This advertising piece for a St. Louis, Missouri company is currently known only in round marigold ashtrays that are probably from approximately 1935-1940. The lettering around the edge is divided into 3 sections (separated by cigar/cigarette holder indentations on the edge)and contains the company name, the company address, and the product being advertised (Mens Wear or Furniture). In the middle is a holder for a small box of wooden matches. The bottom has a rayed pattern. A similar shape would be the Polo ashtray.

 

Stippling/Stippled: An artistic effect on the mould that results in the blank space in the pattern appearing to have a rough, sandy appearance.