Engine turned sterling silver cigarette case with unusual flip-out dispensing function, made by the James E. Blake Company (1889-1936), Attleboro, Massachusetts. Signed Sterling, James E. Blake Company Logo, 1810, Patented Date August, 22, 1916.
Offers ConsideredRene Lalique (France, 1860-1945)Lalique et Cie (France, Est. 1888)
'Archers' Ashtray, c. 1922
molded mark 'R. LALIQUE'; engraved in script 'France N: 278'
4 5/8” diameter x 7/8” high
An early Rene Lalique (1860-1945) Archers ashtray in frosted opalescent glass, made by Lalique et Cie, circa 1922. The decorative outer rim showcases molded relief of six Art Deco friezes of nude male archers around a circular concave inner bowl; the outer edge is slightly angled outwards. The base is clear with no frosting.