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Drawing of a gold, diamond, and ruby earring with scroll motif

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The drawing on a small square is glued (as were four others now detached) to a large sheet of heavy black paper stamped on the lower left corner with the embossed imprint identifying the firm and the Reflection series. The notations on the lower right corner are: xx/ E 117. The illustration...

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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: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4489

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings