Drawing of five diamond earrings with stylized ribbon and semi-circular forms

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.4446

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The five drawings pasted on this page illustrate white metal earrings with round and baguette diamonds stylized into semi-circular or ribbon forms. A. and B. contain table cut green (?) stones. C. is all diamonds. D. and E. contain table cut blue stones.
The lower left of the sheet has the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. The lower right has the marks: xx/E120

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