102 Eldridge St. New York City, NY 10002 , United States Call Seller 646.389.1733


Arthur Salm "Silhouette" Ashtray

$ 195
  • Description
    This ashtray takes stainless steel tableware to the highest level of sophistication. Super-cool patina on the inside from years of ash, this one is incredibly sexy.
    "The Silhouette" can accommodate cigars, spliffs, blunts, cigarettes, and incense - the center 3-V bar will rest nearly any size smoke! Manufactured in 1955 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis. Nickel-plated Stainless Steel. Made in USA.

    Matching lighter available!

    Artist: Arthur Salm (1904–1988): a German interned in the Dachau Concentration Camp during WWII, after surviving Dachau he immigrated to the United States in the 1930s, and in 1952 formed Arthur Salm Inc. in Chicago. “Arthur Salm models specially designed for you. Stainless steel tableware, elegantly designed, combining high-grade woods and the best Swedish 18/8 chrome-nickel steel, best workmanship, of pleasing form yet useful, robust and long-lasting. Proof of our principle: style and usefulness.”
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Stamped, see photo.
    Origin: United States, Minnesota
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Good. some patina to inside of ashtray
    Creation Date: 1955
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century, Scandinavian Modern
    Patterns: Contemporary/Modern, Modern
    Catalog References: Arthur Salm: The Silver Society of Canada chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/http://www.silversocietyofcanada.ca/sites/default/files/Salm.pdf
    Dealer Reference #: BR25
    Incollect Reference #: 616730
  • Dimensions
    H. 3.375 in; Diam. 5 in;
    H. 8.57 cm; Diam. 12.7 cm;
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