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SILENT BUTLER

Silver silent butler is a small receptacle with handle and hinged cover used for collecting ashes and crumbs.



Italian silver ashtray with ivory handle



This silver 'silent butler' was made in Italy around 1935/1940.
It has an ivory handle and stands on four paw feet with palmette head. The fully engraved lid has a double flower thumbpiece.
It is 8 1/4 in. wide (cm. 21)



Italian silver ashtray with ivory handle Italian silver ashtray with ivory handle Italian silver ashtray with ivory handle

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