Drawing of four stylized scroll motif brooches with precious stones (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

2009.4402

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing depicts four images of stylized scroll brooches made of colored stones; two with rubies , two with sapphires?. All have diamonds, gold, and platinum (?). Bottom lower left has the embossed stamp identifying the firm without “Mauboussin”, but “Mauboussin” is included on the white cursive stamped logo of the Reflection series. On lower left is noted: XX/p 117

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