Fisherman ashtray by Hagenauer, 1930s
Price Code: ££
A rare and stylish item of angling interest in the form of a chrome ashtray depicting a stylized fisherman with rod and line reeling in his catch, the fish and figure in chrome with lacquered wood details, is cantilevered over the ashtray which sits in an ebonized tray stamped WHW Austria, the mark for Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien, the firm of silverware makers founded by Carl Hagenauer (1872 – 1928) and known for their modernist figures and decorative objects typical of the Art Deco era. Austrian, circa 1930s.
Diameter of ashtray: 7 inches (18 cm).
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