Drawing of a brooch with a flower and leaves

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 4.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4448

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This is a cut-out drawing in watercolor on paper illustrating a gold brooch made of gold in the form of a flower with leaves. the center of the flower and the attached blossom are decorated with red beads, probably rubies, with tiny small diamonds set in the center holes.

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