Frankart Inc. (American 1920s-1930s), No. T373. Original Frankart figural smoking stand or ash receiver with depiction of elongated young female nude (Lady Nicotine according to published catalog) with legs crossed at knees standing full length with arms stretched high (hair flowing between) holding up a dish with a foliate base in greenish gunmetal finish. Full length figure placed within the tip of a leaved tobacco plant raised on a rectangular base. Ceramic ashtray with rippling edge and glazed in light green, unmarked. Base marked on edge. Overall height 22.5".
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