Store display

Object Number: 
2002.1.3456
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
8 x 13 x 10 in.
Description: 
A counter top store display with a cigar cutter, ashtray and oil or kerosene lantern. A tall oil resevoir with an adjustable wick and support for a glass chimney is attached to a wide base with two ashtray like receptacles at the front separated by an embossed woman in a ruffled skirt under a protruding arm in the center in which a cigar tip is placed and the entire arm is pressed down clipping the tip off the cigar. A sign under the lantern is engraved and highlighted in red and yellow paint "Don Rosa Cigar/ Cuban Hand Made/ Barnes, Smith & Co./ Makers".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group