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Drawing of a round stylized flower earring

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This is a gouche drawing on a transparent paper originally glued (now detached) from a heavier paper (oak tag). It illustrates an earring made of white metal (?) (yellow gold?)in the form of a stylized flower with a center cluster of seven round diamonds. On the lower left corner of the drawing...

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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: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4465

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings