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Drawing of four stylized scroll motif brooches with precious stones (Reflection Series)

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This drawing depicts four images of stylized scroll brooches made of colored stones; two with rubies ?, two with sapphires?. All have diamonds, gold, and platinum (?). Bottom lower left has the embossed stamp identifying the firm without "Mauboussin", but "Mauboussin" is included on the white...

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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

2009.4402

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings