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© Cartier

Sculpted Tree, 1925

Cartier Paris

Flowers are a predominant subject celebrated in Japanese art, also dearly beloved by Cartier up to this day. The Maison would soon choose to depict the beauty of chrysanthemums, Japanese prunus and wisterias through its creations, whether in a naturalistic or stylised manner, considering that they are very symbolic plants in Japan.

Courtesy of Cartier Collection

Detailed Features

Type: Precious object
Dimensions: 15.5 H x 17 W x 9.8 D cm
Material: Gilded and oxidized metal, brass, enamel, moonstone, milk glass, jade, agate, wood
Date: 1925

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