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Covered Box, "Ruba Rombic"

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1928
DIMENSIONS 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)
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.194.7a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.1990.194.7a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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