Drawing of a stylized faceted sapphire flower in a diamond ribbon brooch (Reflection Series)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Height x width: 21.4 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry



The brooch depicted in this drawing is of a flower consisting of faceted Ceylon sapphires in a diamond bow. Under the drawing is a small white ink “9”. On the lower left of the sheet is the embossed identifying stamp. On the lower left in white ink is marked: XX/p349. On the reverse on the following notes:

using customer’s
122 rd. dias
40 BAg
12 Blue Ceylons 35 cts


On the lower right on top of the embossed impression is written in white(silver?)
ink “96307.”


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