Drawing a brooch or two dress clips with two flowers and leaves

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4463

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This is a cut-out watercolor drawing on transparent paper in the shape of two flowers with leaves made of gold, with white metal setting the diamond sprigs and turned over parts of each flower. In the center of each flower is a cluster of prong-set seven cabochon rubies.

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