Your ash tray reminds me of one I saw
at a 2nd hand shop once -
straight out of the 1960's, and it probably
could have held about 40 fags simultaneously!
my favourite from that era is the chair designed by http://www.eero-aarnio.com/
that i first saw in The Prisoner
If I ever have the space for one, I just might have to splurge,
although I'm not sure how healthy it is for one's spine.
.murphy was an optimist.