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Drawing of five diverse earrings featuring diamonds

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The five drawings pasted on this sheet are of white metal and diamond earrings in different stylized forms. A. contains a large round diamond with two rows of small diamonds binding four rounded metal ribs. B. also features a large round diamond. It has two semi-circular rows of small diamonds....

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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

2009.4442

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings