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Drawing of a diamond and faceted emerald stylized sprig and ribbon brooch and sketches of the two component parts (Reflection Series)

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On this sheet there are three drawings: one is a finely finished rendering of a white and canary diamond brooch in the form of a stylized bow with sprigs featuring seven large faceted emeralds. There are two less finished drawings of the brooch broken into two components. On the front side of...

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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

2009.4409

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings