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Covered Box, "Ruba Rombic"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glass
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)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.194.7a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company. 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
IMAGE overall, 1990.194.7a-b_view2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (77%)
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