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Drawing of a gold earring with arrow motif with diamonds and rubies

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The gold earring depicted in this drawing on a small square of black paper marked "E." consists of three levels. On the lower part are several calibre set rubies surrounded by an arrow-shaped row of small round diamonds. Above and under the gem level are two heavy curved overlapping gold...

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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


Height x width: 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings