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Drawing of a scroll motif earring with diamond and ruby calibre stones

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The gold earring depicted on this small square of black paper marked underneath with an "A" resembles a strap in a buckle. The top edge of the "buckle" is decorated with a row of six round diamonds; each of the two ends of the "straps" terminate in a row of three calibre...

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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