Drawing of a large diamond and blue stone ring

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4490

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The drawing marked “D” on this small square of black paper depicts a gold and white metal ring resembling a button and button hole with a large round diamond as the”button” and “hole” in a horseshoe shape consisting of 14 calibre set sapphires (?). Small round diamonds decorate the shank.

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