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Drawing of scroll motif necklace with diamond and sapphire necklace

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The drawing on transparent paper attached to a heavier paper by staples illustrates a variation of a scroll motif necklace depicted in another illustration (FASJ86). It consists of a central element with scroll and ribbon motifs featuring three large round diamonds placed diagonally in 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: 9 1/8 x 8 in. (23.2 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4484

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings