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Drawing of four images: three represent interlocking parts of a fourth stylized scroll motif brooch or central bangle (Reflection Series)

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This drawing four images with a central brooch (or bangle?) shown with other components that can be combined. All are made of diamonds, gold, and platinum (?); cabochon rubies are in three of the drawings. On the lower left is the embossed stamp identifying the firm without "Mauboussin," but 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: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4404

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings