Drawing of five gem earrings with a scroll motif

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

2009.4433

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This page illustrates five earrings in a scroll variation using gold, with diamonds and three to five green cabochons (emeralds?) set in white metal prongs. A number is written under each drawing. Under each drawing is written a number one to five. On the lower left hand corner appears the embossed, stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the lower right is written: xx/E 101

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