Vintage, chrome-plated covered dish in the form of a UFO (c1950’s)

Vintage, chrome-plated covered dish in the form of a UFO (c1950’s)

Code: 10224

Dimensions:

W: 13.5cm (5.3")H: 11.5cm (4.5")

£30.00 Approx $39.06, €33.04

Description

A charming UFO-shaped object that evokes the themes and style of the 1950’s. It comprises an original glass dish with stylised starburst design contained within a domed, non-moveable base with flip-over domed cover and chrome handle. The dish sits firmly on 3 ivory plastic (?lucite) legs. I am unsure of its original purpose (it does not have the usual indent typical of ashtrays of the period) but could be used for a multitude of different purposes e.g. sweets, olives, savoury snacks, other knick-knacks etc. 

Condition Report

Good vintage condition - structurally sound, flip mechanism works perfectly, chrome in very good condition on upper surfaces with some general wear and pitting on lower dome consistent with age and use. Measures 13.5cm wide by 11.5cm tall.