Documentation (Reflection series)

American
1930s–1950s


Accession Number

SC.Trabert & Hoeffer Inc.-Mauboussin.1

Medium or Technique

Newspaper, photographs, and ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Special collections

Box 1: 17 jewelry design drawings, some hand colored (2 photocopies)
8 photographs of jewelry, some hand colored (1 photocopy)
4 photographs of Trabert & Hoeffer Inc. storefront and jewelry counter; 1 photocopy, 2 photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to a robbery of THM
Catalogs and advertisements for THM Jewelry, including ads for the “Famous Muzo Emerald” and the “Reflection” series
4 pages of correspondence1952-1955 (2 letters, 1 typed, 1 hand written with sketch)
Legal documents and research (some photocopies)

Box 2: 27 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Bracelets”
Folder 1: official trademark document for the “Napolean’s Caesar Emerald”
Folder 2: 1937 Print ad for colored furs, packing list for the purchase of the same by the MFA
Folder 3: 2 full color print ads for Cadillac using Trabert & Hoeffer Jewels, photocopy of the cover of “Holiday” Magazine, from which the advetisments were pulled.
Folder 4: Black and white print ad from Esquire
Folder5: 2 page black and white print ad possibly from Harper’s Bazaar, Dec. 1957

Box 3: 40 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Bracelets”

Box 4: 6 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Earrings”; 45 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Dress Clips”

Box 5: 11 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Necklaces”  7 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Misc.”; 27 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Brooches”; 11 sheets of hand colored photographs, labelled “Watches”

Provenance

Before 2006, in collection of Alan Cutler, Miami Beach, FL; June 8, 2006, purchased at Christie's auction in New York City by Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf