Drawing of a gold necklace with green emerald-cut stones

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/4 x 8 in. (23.5 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4482

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing painted on transparent paper stapled to a heavier green paper illustrates a gold necklace composed of 11 round ruffled units each with a central green emerald-cut stone which are joined by open links. The embossed stamp on the lower right corner identifies the firm as Trabert & Hoeffer, 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