Drawing of two variations of diamond and gold earrings

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4470

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

This drawing is on transparent paper glued a heavy paper sheet illustrating two gold openwork earrings with a diamond center and three hanging gold chains interspersed with round diamonds. # 3 and #4 have differences in the type of chain. On the lower lefthand corner is the embossed stamp of the firm and the Reflection series. On the reverse, upside down, is noted:
6141 Mrs. Bella Weill
cust 14 DIAS. XOY -
91007 -
and metal

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