Drawing of a ring with large green cabochon

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (3 x 2.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4493

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing on a small piece of black paper illustrates a white metal ring with a large high round green cabochon, prong and bezel set. The bezel contains round and and baguette diamonds. The ring shank is bifurcated at the shoulders and has diamonds near the bezel.

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