Drawing of a pendant watch hanging from crossed golf clubs

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (22.2 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4477

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This white gouache and watercolor(?) drawing on transparent paper taped to heavier paper illustrates a pendant watch in the form of crossed gold clubs from which the ball-shaped watch hangs from a chain. The end of the clubs and the band at the crossing depict round diamonds. On the lower left is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the back in pencil is written:

9 rd. dias .18 cts
LYE -
 93257

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