Drawing of a heavy white metal ring with faceted blue stones

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4487

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

Marked “D” on the small square of black paper, the colored drawing depicts a heavy white metal ring with five (?) faceted sapphires prong set vertically in a curved channel. In either side small round diamonds are set into a beveled plane.

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