We often see the cigarette butt screwed in void of grating and the brick joint on the street. Although of course these habbits are unacceptale, small ditches sometime make us to screw something in it. We mashed up these deep psyche and the scenery together and made it to an ashtray.
It might look too conceptual, though the performance is outstanding as well. When you insert the cigarette in the ditch, it makes it easier to extinguish.
Kutani-yaki, used "Tatara" method, all made-made, size: 13.5 cm (5.3") square