Due to the polularity of the tortoise figurines, Wade decided to introduce an ashtray, or ashbowl, utilizing the figurines as decoration to add interest to the bowls. The bowl is in the Scintillite finish.
Reference : Collectors Encyclopedia of Stangl Artware,Lamps, & birds, Identification and Value by Robert C. Runge Jr. Collectors Books 2002 p. 111--Value $275.00-$300.00
Dimensions: 4 1/2" interior diameter.
Date: circa late 19th early 20th century
There are no chips, no cracks, no hairlines, and no repairs to this item. This item is in excellent condition.