Antique Irish Harp Brooch

Victorian Irish Harp Brooch c.1900

SKU: BR003
£995.00Price

A stylish late Victorian winged harp brooch.

 

The richly decorated Irish harp brooch is set with a row of demantoid garnets. 

 

The harp in its winged-maiden form was the symbol of Ireland from the eighteenth century, and with the rise of romantic nationalism the harp was increasingly personified as a female symbol of Ireland and her struggle for political independence. 

 

This beautiful brooch has a sprung pin to the reverse, it could easily be converted to a pendant if required.

 

Era: Victorian, 1839 - 1901

Measurements: Length 2.5cm; Weight 5.9g

Hallmarks: Unmarked, tests as 15ct gold

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