Drawing of a gold brooch with two sapphire flowers (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

2009.4414

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing depicts a brooch containing two diamond and sapphire flowers with leaves tied at the stems. The tie consists of rubies and gold; the stems and leaves are of gold. On the lower left appears the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the lower right xx/p/201 is written.

On the reverse of the page are the following notations:
30 Blue Ceylons 53 cts
2 yellow ” “
19 (?) Fac rubies 2 “
16 Rd Dia 35 ” YCE

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