“Gentlemen You May” ASHTRAY
This ashtray is a fine bone China designed by world renowned ceramics artist Natasha Daintry for Edward & Eddie Sahakian.
His mother, Queen Victoria, had banned the smoking of cigars in her presence, and, by extension, anywhere in high society. Her son, the Prince of Wales, broke this ban.
On the day he assumed the throne as Edward VII, he uttered these words in court “Gentlemen, you may smoke.”
Dimensions - 20cm x 17cm x 3cm
Weight - 0.42 kg