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1923

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1933

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Ruba Rombic Sign, ca. 1928

This is a sign. It was designed by Reuben Haley and manufactured by Consolidated Lamp and Glass. 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.

It is credited Promised gift of George R. Kravis II.

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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"

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

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