Flower brooch

A brooch that heralds spring.

Flower brooch
Case number - AIBDC : 005926
A brooch comprised of four flower head shapes cut from a sheet of thin cellulose nitrate and formed into petals with serrated edges.Each flower has six small circles of the same colour which form the centre of the flower head. The flowers are grouped together and mounted on a red base to which a brooch pin has been applied.
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DesignerUnknown - Wanted
ManufacturerUnknown - Wanted
CountryUnknown - Wanted
Date1940-1949 (circa)
Dimensionsheight 8 mm, width 55 mm, depth 40 mm
Materialsplastic, CN, cellulose nitrate
Methodcut and fabricated with adhesive
Coloursred, green, orange, yellow
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Flower brooch AIBDC: 005926 Flowers sculpted from plastic. How exquisite is that?


This might just be "a brooch too far" ! - or the interpretation leaves a little more to be achieved in the medium of plastics,


Good point -a green flower but no green leaves.

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Flower brooch: Case AIBDC : 005926

Such a fine piece of handcarving. Can you throw light on it?