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Drawing of the central section of a diamond and sapphire necklace with scroll and ribbon motifs

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This colored drawing on transparent paper is mounted on a heavier paper attached with staples. It illustrates the central component of a white metal, diamond, and oval faceted sapphire design which feature three large round diamonds diagonally placed in the middle. Scroll and ribbon motifs are...

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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


Height x width: 9 1/4 x 8 in. (23.5 x 20.3 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings