Drawing an earring with radiating stones


Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Height x width: 20.3 x 12.5 cm (8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry



This drawing illustrates one earring of radiating stones: multicolored sapphires, small rubies, and small diamonds. The stones are set in white metal but the diamonds are set at the ends of eight gold strips. On the lower left of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and Reflection series. On the reverse of the page are noted in script:
Mrs. H Carpenter

Furn. 22 multi. col. ceyl. sapp. 20 ct
16 rd. DIA .50
42 fac rubies 2.50
913509 -


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