Drawing of a necklace with large central sapphire (Reflection Series)

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 21.6 x 27.9 cm (8 1/2 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4398

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing is of a necklace with a large, central, faceted sapphire, baguette diamonds, and platinum (?). On the front side of the drawing, lower left corner is the embossed stamp of the firm and Reflection series. On the reverse lower left there is a notation:

sapp. apx.(?) 325 cts.

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