Drawing of blue calibre stone ring with flanking diamonds

American
1930sā€“1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4491

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing marked ā€œE.ā€ on the lower right of the small square of black paper illustrates a gold ring featuring two rows of square calibre set sapphires (?) set vertically in the middle of the shank which curves upward. On either side of this central element there is a band of small round diamonds set in white metal midway on the shank.

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