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Drawing of a diamond bracelet with a central unit

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This white and black gouache and pencil drawing is on transparent paper (now detached) glued to a piece of paper (oak tag). It illustrates a bracelet composed of round, marquise, and baguette diamonds with a central unit resembling a sun burst with a large pearl in the center. Underneath the...

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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: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4472

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings