Cigarette Box, "Ruba Rombic" Pattern Designer: Reuben Haley (American, 1872–1933)
Manufacturer: Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company (American, 1893–1932 and 1936–64)

designed 1927, produced 1928–32

American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design


Mold-blown and acid-etched soda-lime glass


with lid: 2 × 4 1/2 × 3 5/8 in. (5.1 × 11.4 × 9.2 cm)

Credit Line

John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.



John C. Waddell, New York, from 1989
  • John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 224, fig. 116A.
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016," (accessed December 1, 2016).
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 61, no. 30.
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