Drawing of five mostly diamond earrings with floral, ribbon and scroll 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

2009.4445

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The five drawings pasted on this page illustrate diamond and white metal earrings using stylized scroll, ribbon, and flower motifs. A. also has a band of light blue-green baguettes and C. has a central cluster of seven blue (sapphire?) round cabochons. The embossed stamp identifying the firm and Reflection series appears in the lower left corner of the page; the marks, xx E 122 are on the lower righthand corner.

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