Covered Box, "Ruba Rombic"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (9.8 x 14 x 13 cm)
Height of (a) without lid: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
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Reuben Haley (American, 1872-1933). Covered Box, "Ruba Rombic," ca. 1928. Glass, Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (9.8 x 14 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1990.194.7a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.194.7a-b.jpg)
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"Ruba Rombic" pattern; frosted yellow glass, irregularly shaped geometric box (a) with conforming lid (b). Cubist-styled with all surfaces molded into multiple facets that project at varying angles.
CONDITION: Fair; some chips along faceted edges on outside of box; several chips on inner lip of both box and lid where the two meet.
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