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Drawing of a heavy white metal ring with faceted blue stones

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Marked "D" on the small square of black paper, the colored drawing depicts a heavy white metal ring with five (?) faceted sapphires prong set vertically in a curved channel. In either side small round diamonds are set into a beveled plane.

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: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4487

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings