Drawing of five ruby and diamond rings

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 4 5/8 in. (15.2 x 11.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4467

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The five drawings painted on transparent paper represent five round and baguette diamond rings featuring a large faceted central ruby set in white metal. Number 4 has a marquise diamond on each side of the ruby. The rings are numbered in pencil.

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