Drawing of a brooch of a diamond and sapphire stylized flower (Reflection Series)

American
late 1930s–early 1940s


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

2009.4400

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing depicts a brooch of a stylized flower made of diamonds, sapphires, and platinum (?). A small “2” is written under the drawing. On the lower left of the front is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the lower right is noted: xx/p 133

On the reverse is the notation:
SUPPLY:
98 CAB SAPPS.
CUSTOMER’S
124 DIA

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