Drawing of a diamond brooch of a stylized ribbon and bow (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

2009.4421

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing is made of a shaped half-page which blocks out part of the full whole page illustrating the whole brooch showing one component of the brooch. The brooch is made of diamonds and a white metal in the form of a stylized bow and ribbons. Under the embossed stamp identifying the firm and Reflection series is a written B. In the right corner of the full page is written P-124. On the reverse side are the notations:

Cust. - 13 DIA. IN PRONGS
170 PAVE DIA. LCEX
14 BAG
FURNISH- 7 dia in prongs
132 Rd DIA 6.50 cts
64 BAG 4 cts

On the lower left is some indeciferable writing with YXC. On the right lower corner over the stamp impression is written: 915206

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