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TitleBud Vase
Object NameBud Vase
Manufactured ByRobinson Plastics Corp.
DescriptionTan cellulose acetate plastic with gold pigment detail. Two halves were solvent sealed and decorated using a gold pigment in appropriate solvent. This type of decoration was unusual at the time and according to Irvin Rubin, the tool designer, this vase was used as a sample to demonstrate to other molders what new effects could be achieved.
Dimensions3” wide x 4.5” high w/ wall thickness of 0.150”. Weight 78 grams.
Date Manufactured1940
MaterialCellulose Acetate
Manufacturing ProcessInjection Molded on 6A Watson Stillman injection molding machine.
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2010_055.001
DonorGift of Irvin I. Rubin
Broad SubjectHousehold Items and Furnishings (except kitchen)
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