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Jewelry design for Seaman Schepps of stylized wave earring

Design for an earring of stylized wave form with pave faceted white stones ( diamonds) forming the wave crestsand blue cabochon stones set between the waves. Pink stones are set are set on a spray of curving gold grass like spokes in a downward direction, opposite to the alignment 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 x 6.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4671

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pencil on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings