Drawing of ruby and gold ring with large round central diamond

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. (23.8 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4478

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This colored drawing on transparent paper glued on a heavier back illustrates a yellow gold ring with a large central round diamond flanked by two rows of two calibre rubies on either side with the gold band in between. On the back in pencil is noted:
5700 Miss Jane Levy

FURN 8 RUBIES. LHY -
93257 (crossed out)
 92757

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