Drawing of a matching clip and bangle bracelet of diamond and ruby stylized scrolls (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

2009.4403

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing shows an image of a matching clip and bangle bracelet, both made of diamonds, rubies set in gold and platinum(?). On the lower left is the embossed stamp identifying the firm without “Mauboussin”, but the white cursive stamped logo indicating the Reflection series does include “Mauboussin”. On the lower right bottom is the notation: XX/B-107

On the reverse side is written: 130 rond diam
34 lg. diam
20 ” “
16 ” cab rubies

bangle
50 or 55 round diam

2.
Using —-? 210 Rd D.
and 2 lge ” “
23 Bags.
—-? rubies clip and Bangle - XRA?O? Y (price code) 915006

Same trade as # 1 design - exchanging
450 odd small dias left over for 33 lge Bags.

NOT using - four pieces as per schedule I

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