A pewter ashtray featuring low relief design at centre of bowl, with a plastic stand. The ashtray features a rippling rim, and is completely pock-marked, except for the centre of the bowl, which features a low-relief impression of the Melbourne city skyline. Above the skyline is the Olympic rings emblem, below is the inscription: 'MELBOURNE/1956'.
0 - Whole: H: 15 W: 125 D: 125mm (H: 9/16 W: 4 15/16 D: 4 15/16")
0 - Whole: H: 115 W: 110 D: 88mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 4 5/16 D: 3 7/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.