This is a very rare find from about 1940. It was made for advertising a Packard automobile dealer in Bombay, India. Bombay was re-named Mumbai in 1995. It is a tray for paperclips, or pins, usually on a desk or dresser.
Size: 2 3/4 tall by 5 3/8 wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (7.0 by 13.7 by 8.9 cm)
Marks: Body marked: Aimila Automobile Co, Sole Agents Packard Cars, New Queen's Road, Bombay
Condition: Some rubbing and dirt accretions. In Very Good Vintage Condition, with wear commensurate with age and use.
Provenance: From the Estate of Charles Schalebaum.
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VERY RARE - Bombay, India, Packard Dealer Advertising Desk Tray, Porcelain, Circa 1950