Drawing of a diamond brooch with stylized ribbon and sprig motifs (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

2009.4401

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing depicts a three dimensional stylized diamond brooch with scrolls in platinum (?). The front lower left has the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. Underneath is written: A 1000 - On the right lower left is noted  P126
On the reverse side of drawing is written:
CUST: 14 DIA IN PRONGS
168 Rd DIA PAVE
14 BAG.

FURNISH - 42 Rd. DIA - abt 1 ct
32 BAG. - ” 3 cts

Jan. 16th
Spec (?) Price to Mrs Nunez (?) for this design SEX to
to remount her dia brooch - supplying nothing LEXE
ID(?) to match her large dia and 6 smaller ones about KEX
Supply Baggs. at LEX per ct
Promised (?) a good remount (?) to her at LYEX.

Mt. & set  YSR

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