Drawing of a brooch in the form of a pelican (Reflection Series)

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4420

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing depicts a green and red gold brooch with diamonds and a ruby in the form of a pelican. The identifying embossed stamp with the firm and the Reflection series appears on the lower left of the page. On the reverse are the notations:

#8220
design #2
head and feet - gr. gold
body - red gold
furnish
10 rd. dia.
1 fac. ruby 95009

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