Table Lamp, Rombic, ca. 1928
This is a table lamp.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Collection of John C. Waddell as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
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. Haley also designed a similar shape for ceramic lamps for the Muncie Potteries.
It is credited
Collection of John C. Waddell.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D (to top of threaded steel nipple): 19.1 × 8.9 × 8.9 cm (7 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.) H to top of ceramic base: 7 in. Height to top of shade: 11 in.
It has the following markings
Impressed on underside: “MUNCIE”
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.