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BROOCH

Made by: Cartier

On view in: Jewelry Case


About this object

The brooch is composed of twenty-four marquise diamonds, sixty-six baguette diamonds, and seventy round diamonds mounted in platinum. The ribbon-like top is pavé set with diamonds and cascades into a series of baguette-cut diamond branches, from which hang articulated marquise diamond leaves. A round diamond is suspended between the sets of branches.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
BROOCH
Made from:
Diamonds -- platinum
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
1950
Size:
2 in. (5.1 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.82
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK CARTIER MTG [on top left of brooch] MARK 50-25060 [on top right of brooch]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection"