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Souvenir ashtray in box: Holland Society of N.Y.

Object Number: 
INV.8607
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Bronze, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 in. ( 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on front, on the seal: "THE HOLLAND SOCIETY OF NEW YORK/ 1609/FOUNDED 1885 (?)" molded: on back: "GORHAM 88 OBT" hand written: on box lid in ink: "SOUVENIR OF/ HOLLAND SOCIETY/ DINNER ANNIVERSARY/ BANQUET/MCH 109/ ASHTRAY"; inside box: "THE GORH
Description: 
Cast bronze three-sided ashtray with rounded corners with four groups of gingko leaves on rounded rim and octagonal seal of Holland Society of New York with a ship, tree, and two shields: one with masonic symbols, one with banner.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group