Drawing of a diamond bracelet with a central unit


Object Place: New York, New York, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry



This white and black gouache and pencil drawing is on transparent paper (now detached) glued to a piece of paper (oak tag). It illustrates a bracelet composed of round, marquise, and baguette diamonds with a central unit resembling a sun burst with a large pearl in the center. Underneath the drawing in a penciled -3- and at the bottom (if placed horizonally) of the sheet is noted: 16 blocks = 2 1/16
Embossed on the lower left corner (if placed horizontally) is the stamp identifying the firm of Trabert & Hoeffer, Co. Inc.
On the reverse are the pencil notations:
Furn. 30 MARQ. LROY -
74 SM. DIAS. 73781-9


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