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Drawing of a large diamond and blue stone ring

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The drawing marked "D" on this small square of black paper depicts a gold and white metal ring resembling a button and button hole with a large round diamond as the"button" and "hole" in a horseshoe shape consisting of 14 calibre set sapphires (?). Small round diamonds decorate 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: 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4490

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings