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Drawing of a diamond and green stone earring

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This gouche drawing painted on transparent paper illustrates an earring composed of diamonds and a green (emerald?) cabochon or drop in a stylized ribbon or scroll form with the green stone featured at the bottom.


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: 5 x 4 1/2 in. (12.7 x 11.4 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings