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Drawing of a diamond, ruby, and pearl ring

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This colored drawing on transparent paper stapled to a heavy paper background depicts a ring composed of one round faceted ruby set diagonally across from a round diamond of the same size. The other two corners of the square shape consist of the large square emerald-cut diamond and a pearl....

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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: 6 3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (16.2 x 12.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4474

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings