Trabert & Hoeffer, Inc.-Mauboussin (1936–1953)
Height x width x depth: 7.5 x 6.2 x 2.8 cm (2 15/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Platinum, gold (15k), diamond, ruby, and citrine
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)
The perimeter of the brooch had gold scrolls and ribbons while the center is composed of a cluster of circular blossoms made of faceted citrine beads topped by a small ruby. It is part of the Reflection series introduced in 1938.
Impressed TRABERT & HOEFFER/MAUBOUSSIN on side of clip. Impressed "Reflection" inside of clip.
Before probably 2010, sold by a London dealer to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: April 24, 2013)
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf