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Ruba Rombic Vase, ca. 1928

This is a vase. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is mold-blown glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The Ruba Rombic line of glassware designed by Reuben Haley for the Consolidated Lamp & Glass Company and patented in 1928 consisted of more than forty forms, from decanters, vases, and candlesticks to drinking glasses and plates, all available in a variety of colors. The line became the company’s most popular offering.

It is credited Museum purchase from James Ford Fund.

  • Vase (USA), 1928
  • silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General....
  • 1993-111-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16.3 x 12 x 11.5 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Ruba Rombic Vase, ca. 1928; USA; mold-blown glass; H x W x D: 16.3 x 12 x 11.5 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from James Ford Fund; 1990-140-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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