Drawing of a diamond bracelet with a central unit

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4472

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This white and black gouache and pencil drawing is on transparent paper (now detached) glued to a piece of paper (oak tag). It illustrates a bracelet composed of round, marquise, and baguette diamonds with a central unit resembling a sun burst with a large pearl in the center. Underneath the drawing in a penciled -3- and at the bottom (if placed horizonally) of the sheet is noted: 16 blocks = 2 1/16
Embossed on the lower left corner (if placed horizontally) is the stamp identifying the firm of Trabert & Hoeffer, Co. Inc.
On the reverse are the pencil notations:
Furn. 30 MARQ. LROY -
74 SM. DIAS. 73781-9

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