Drawing of a fragment of a gold and gem necklace

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.2 x 14.5 cm (1 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4451

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This is a cut-out colored gouache drawing painted on black paper illustrating a fragment of a gold necklace with cabochon rubies and round diamonds. The design simulates tied fabric.

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