27 - 28 October 1999
A GROUP OF SMOKER'S ARTICLES
A Penguin cigarette lighter and a cylindrical white porcelain canister painted with gilt butterflies, signed Hardy, height, 4 in.
An ice chunk-form ashtray with hemispherical well, 9 x9 in.
A white -glazed porcelain matchbook holder and ashtray, height 4 in.
A ppier mache card tray of rounded, rectangular form with applied print marked The Pen-mans Parody Both Pleasant Et Profitable...., invented and performed by John Seddon.
5 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (4)
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