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Drawing an earring with radiating stones

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This drawing illustrates one earring of radiating stones: multicolored sapphires, small rubies, and small diamonds. The stones are set in white metal but the diamonds are set at the ends of eight gold strips. On the lower left of the page is the embossed stamp identifying the firm and Reflection...

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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: 20.3 x 12.5 cm (8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4439

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings