Drawing of a diamond and green stone earring

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 4 1/2 in. (12.7 x 11.4 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4464

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This gouche drawing painted on transparent paper illustrates an earring composed of diamonds and a green (emerald?) cabochon or drop in a stylized ribbon or scroll form with the green stone featured at the bottom.

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