Drawing of a diamond necklace with scroll motif

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 25.4 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4431

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing illustrates a diamond necklace that lengthened a bracelet with a white metal snake chain extension. The conversion added two clasps which allowed the ornament to be worn as both a necklace and bracelet. On the lower left corner of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the reverse are the following notations:
# 6582.
alter bracelet & add(?) snake chain to
use interchangably as necklace & brt.

furnish 34 rd. dia.
19 bag. dia.

snake chain
added
2 links
2 tieovers
2 end tieovers for clasp

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