Victorian Aesthetic Silver & Gold Swallows Brooch

Victorian Aesthetic Silver & Gold Brooch c.1880

SKU: BR170
£235.00Price

A beautiful Victorian Aesthetic movement silver and gold brooch

 

This wonderful silver concave brooch has 3 swallows each in a different colour gold applied in an engraved overlay to the front. The brooch is beautifully figured with a stylised myrtle branch to one side.

 

Swallows symbolise love returning and Myrtle is a symbol of love and partnership and a flower often used in wedding bouquets.

 

This unusual brooch is fabulous quality and we believe probably continental in origin. There is a handmade pin to the reverse which is sprung allowing a good fit when being worn.

 

The brooch is in fabulous condition with no dents or dings and only a few surface scratches to the front in keeping with 140 years of careful wear.

 

Era: Victorian, 1839 - 1901

Measurements: Brooch 3.1cm in diameter

9.6 grams in weight

Hallmarks: Indistinct marks to fitting (possibly French/European in origin)

Tests silver with gold overlay

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