Ruba Rombic

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Decanter with 6 Glasses and Tray
Ruba Rombic
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(A) Decanter with Stopper H: 23.4 cm, W: 18.8 cm, D: 9.6 cm; (H) Tray H: 2.6 cm, L 29.3 cm, W: 26.5 cm
Not on Display
designed in 1928-1932
Primary Description: 
Decanter with 6 Glasses and Tray. Transparent smoke topaz glass; mold-blown.Ab: silver (?) applied to some facets. Glasses: cylindrical shape with assymetrically faceted body. Tray: bascially ovoid shape with assymetrical facets (of different sizes and shapes) on side and bottom. Decanter: flatten almost spherical shape with short cylindrical neck, body design made up of assymetric facets of different sizes and shapes- stopper: made up of assymetric facets of different sizes and shapes, some facet faces silvered (?).
Moderne Gallery, Source
Craft in the Machine Age, 1920-1945
American Craft Museum 1995-10-19 through 1996-02-26
Introduction to Modern Design: Its History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (2020) illustrated, p. 95 (fig. 4.9);
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 429 (fig. 6);
Seeing Through Modernism (2009-01) illustrated, p. 131; BIB# AI77119
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 76-77, #128; BIB# 65446
Ruba Rombic by Consolidated, Kopp and Muncie (1996) p. 12;
Forum Exhibits: American Craft Museum (1995-09) p. 49, ill.; BIB# AI9595
Collector's Corner (1993-10-22) p. 23, ill.;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 35 (1993) illustrated, p. 129; BIB# AI32226
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1992 (1993) illustrated, pp. 11, 18; BIB# AI96377