Drawing of a diamond and gem brooch with two stylized scrolls

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 4.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4460

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The component or element illustrated in this cut-out colored gouche drawing on black paper depicts a stylized two-part scroll in white metal with round and baguette diamonds and two groups of blue (sapphire?) cabochons.

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