Drawings of four variations of rings featuring a large round cabochon sapphire(?)

American
1930s–1950s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4499

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Drawings

There are four small drawings of rings taped or glued to heavy black paper. All four drawings illustrate variations of a white metal ring featuring a high, round star sapphire, prong and bezel set with flanking elements in different configurations using round and baguette diamonds.
The white stamp (not embossed) identifies the firm and the Reflection series appears on the lower left of the sheet; on the far right corner the notes: xx
 R-104

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