Drawing of a brooch with two stylized floral sprigs (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

2009.4399

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing is of a brooch has two tied stylized floral sprigs consisting of moonstones, diamonds, rubies, gold, and white metal (platinum?). On the front of the drawing lower left is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the lower right is the notation: xx/ p. 205

On the reverse:
29 moon stone 49 cts
45 Fac Rubies 3 “
35 ref (?) .80 cts
CSE -

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