Drawing of four gold, diamond, and colored gem brooches in the form of stylized scrolls (Reflection Series)

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

2009.4429

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This page illustrates four brooches in the form of stylized scrolls which seem to be made of gold. White metal surrounds the diamonds. The upper left the brooch has blue (sapphire?) cabochons and round diamonds. On the upper right, the brooch has a large round lavender or pink stone, a casade of pink cabochons, and both round and baguette diamonds. The drawing on the lower left shows a brooch which also has pink cabochons and round diamonds. The drawing on the lower left corner depicts blue cabochons and round diamonds. On the lower left corner of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series on top which is the white cursive stamp of the series logo. On the lower right corner is written: xx/p. 16.

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