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Drawing of blue calibre stone ring with flanking diamonds

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This drawing marked "E." on the lower right of the small square of black paper illustrates a gold ring featuring two rows of square calibre set sapphires (?) set vertically in the middle of the shank which curves upward. On either side of this central element there is a band of small round...

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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

American, 1930s–1950s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4491

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings