Drawing of a brooch of a stylized blue ceylon sapphire flower (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

2009.4424

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The stylized gold floral brooch illustrated in this drawing consists of sapphires, rubies, and diamonds. On the lower left corner of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and Reflection series. On the lower right is written, XX/p.201.
On the reverse of the page are the following notations:

15 Blue Ceylons 34.25 cts XHUY -
47 Fac rubies 3 cts
45 Rd dia (.31 1/2?) cts

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