Solid bronze Pal-Bell / Pal bell / Googie / Bronze object designed by Maurice Ascalon in the 1950's. It has a dimpled interior and a verdigris enameled exterior raised on twin pronged supports. This is one of the more widely recognized Ascalon designs.
Flipped on way it is a sculpture of a snail.. Flip it the other way and it's an ashtray.2 7/8 tall x 4.25 wide x 4.5 deep inches Maurice Ascalon was an Israeli designer and sculptor. He was, by some accounts, considered the father of the modern Israeli decorative arts movement. The item "Mid Century Pal Bell Googie Maurice Ascalon Bronze Snail Sculpture Modernist" is in sale since Wednesday, May 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Ashtrays". The seller is "whawhawha73" and is located in Moss Beach, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bahamas, Uruguay, Saint lucia, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, Iceland, Jordan, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Maldives, Russian federation, South africa.