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Drawings of five diamond band rings

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These five linear drawings in white gouache and pencil of rings appear on transparent paper taped to a heavier back. Each sketch is numbered underneath in pencil. All rings are shown consisting of round, marquise, and baguette diamonds on white metal. On the lower left corner is the embossed...

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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 1/2 x 8 in. (24.1 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4476

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings