This ceramic ashtray has a great mid century shape and features an eskimo and his husky sled team. Marked on the bottom, "The Mud Nest" Fairbanks, Alaska, Hand Modeled, Eskimo with Husky Sled Team.
The ceramic ashtray is in very good condition with no chips or cracks. The piece measures approximately 11" long x 8 1/4" wide x 3 1/2" tall.
This mid century Alaska ashtray is remarkable. As you may know, Alaska became a state in 1959, Alaskan home decor collectibles were all the rage. A survivor of an interesting era, in wonderful condition considering its fragility.