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Drawing of a ring with large green cabochon

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This drawing on a small piece of black paper illustrates a white metal ring with a large high round green cabochon, prong and bezel set. The bezel contains round and and baguette diamonds. The ring shank is bifurcated at the shoulders and has diamonds near the bezel.

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 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (3 x 2.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4493

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings