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Ruba Rombic Sign, ca. 1928

This is a Sign. It is dated ca. 1928. Its medium is engraved plate glass and chrome-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II. It is credited Gift of George R. Kravis II.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • 2402 Bowl, 1930
  • molded glass.
  • Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion.
  • 1993-134-12

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 32.5 × 23 × 13.5 cm (12 13/16 × 9 1/16 × 5 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed "RR"

Cite this object as

Ruba Rombic Sign, ca. 1928; engraved plate glass and chrome-plated metal; H x W x D: 32.5 × 23 × 13.5 cm (12 13/16 × 9 1/16 × 5 5/16 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2018-22-39

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

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