Drawing of five earrings with ribbon, scroll, and spray motifs

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

2009.4444

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The five drawings of white metal earrings pasted on this page reflect the stylized ribbon, scroll, or spray forms often used in the Reflection series. A., B., C., and E. drawings use round and baguette diamonds. D. also has a band of channel-set rubies. The lower left of the page has the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the lower right corner is written, XX E 116.

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