Drawing of two pearl rings

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (23.8 x 18.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4473

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

The two drawings of rings are painted on transparent paper taped to heavier paper. Number 1. shows a gold ring shank surmounted by two large pearls; #2 also features the prong set pearls but has a two wire shank. On the lower left is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and the Reflection series. On the reverse are the pencil notations:

4335
Mrs. S. Gr?e??

design #1. Mtg only - YX -
furn. 1 pearls
y.g.
design #2. Mtg only - YX
 y.g.

finger size 5 1/2

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