Drawing of a fragment of a diamond necklace?

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (19.1 x 14.9 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4466

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This gouache drawing on transparent paper illustrates a portion of a white round, marquise and baguette diamond necklace set in white metal. Below the painting is a pencil notation:
Neck. S #3 - tagged VOEX.
On the lower right is an embossed stamp identifying the firm of Trabert & Hoeffler Co., Inc.

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