Jacques Adnet Art Deco Leather and Iron Standing Ashtray or CatchallAutomaton Vintage Furnishings
Exquisite example of French designer Jacques Adnet's work in which he incorporates the use of high quality leather detailing. This elegant standing ashtray or catchall is fabricated from iron with a slender base which supports a scooped ashtray and features a handle made from saddle leather with stitch detailing around the strap. The original leather has developed an admirable patina. These traces of age and use bring more vibrancy to the leather. There is also another leather piece fastened to the base which matches this strap. Being made of iron this ashtray is sturdy yet easy to relocate and would also be a great option as a vide poche for keys, coins and cards.
This nifty piece would be a great addition as part of a Classic or contemporary hall, entry, living room, den, man (or woman!) cave, office, walk in closet or bedroom. It would also be an Apt choice in a corporate, retail or hospitality location such as a boutique hotel lobby, cocktail bar, members club, workspace studio, executive office or in a luxe clothing emporium.
Measurements: 27.5" height x 7" diameter
Very good vintage condition. As expected, signs of use commensurate with age are evident. The original leather has developed an admirable patina.