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Jewelry design for Seaman Schepps of fan-shaped earring

Design for a gold earring in the form of a small fan shape with a central rectangular table cut blue stone, each corner of which is accented with a tiny white stone. The fan shaped elements alternate between solid gold and an openwork crossed wire pattern. White stones accent the rims of the...

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Provenance

1939-1945, designed by artist Jordine Turboff for Seaman Schepps in New York City; 1945, given by Schepps to Turboff on the occassion of her wedding; by descent to Turboff's son; September 15, 2009, sold by Skinner Auctioneers of Boston (lot 515) to the MFA (Accession date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, 1939–45

Object Place

New York City, United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 8.9 x 6.9 cm (3 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4668

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings