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Drawing of a stylized faceted sapphire flower in a diamond ribbon brooch (Reflection Series)

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The brooch depicted in this drawing is of a flower consisting of faceted Ceylon sapphires in a diamond bow. Under the drawing is a small white ink "9". On the lower left of the sheet is the embossed identifying stamp. On the lower left in white ink is marked: XX/p349. On the reverse on 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: 21.4 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4410

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings