A large cigar or pipe ashtray by Holmegaard of Denmark in light gray glass. This piece was designed by Per Lutken in 1960. This is one of teh "fried egg" forms: a large, flat shape, with a dome of glass in the center, which is perfect to knock a pipe out on. The ashtray has a single, 0.75" wide rest, designed for a pipe or cigar.
This ash tray is 6.75" in diameter at the top, 7" in diameter at the bottom and 1.75" tall.
Condition: light wear to the bottom edge of the piece.
Mark: engraved Holmegaard 1962 with the designer's cypher.
Reference: Vigier & Pina, "Smoke & Ice", p 22, shows this ashtray without a rest as a bowl.
Item ID: 3271