Ash tray/ tip tray

Object Number: 
2002.1.2574
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
5 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A rectangular metal tip or ash tray with a scalloped edge printed with a geometric border in red and blue around a central image of a red and blue buck board wagon. It reads in black "The Bettendorf/ Steel Gear Wagon/ Manufactured By Bettendorf Axle". Bettendorf Axle Co. was listed in Davenport, Iowa in a 1905 directory.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group