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Drawing of a brooch in the form of a stylized fish with a blue body (Reflection Series)

American
1930s–1950s
Designed for Trabert & Hoeffer, Inc.-Mauboussin (1936–1953)


Object Place, New York, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.4423

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings

This drawing depicts a stylized fish brooch composed of a white metal with a carved blue stone or enamel body and a ruby eye. On the lower left of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series.

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