Brooch, Cartier, c.1945

Citrines, diamonds and gold


consisting of two blossoms modelled in yellow gold,  the petals mounted with elongated rectangular and pentagonal citrines in light and dark shades, the centres decorated with brilliant cut diamonds and gold beading surrounding two oval citrines, the stems adorned with stylised gold and gem-set leaves and terminated with diamonds.

Signed: Cartier, London,
Numbered: 1488.
Circa 1945.

7 cm in length.

A comparable flower stem mounted with citrines by Cartier, London is illustrated on page 273 of The Cartier Collection: Jewelry (Flammarion, 2004).