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Drawing of a brooch in the form of a two emerald sprigs tied with stylized diamond ribbons (Reflection Series)

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This drawing consists of a bottom main page showing a brooch of emeralds and diamonds, set in white metal. There are two fold-over half pages which block out part of the brooch showing its component parts. Both the lefthand leaf and the main page are stamped with the embossed imprint identifying...

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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: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4425

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings