Victorian Gold Luckenbooth Brooch

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Of stylised Heart and Crown design of which there are hundreds of versions
BUT all are in Silver. To find an antique one in Gold is a rarity indeed, for this is the ultimate Scottish Betrothal Brooch.
The earliest recorded version being one that Mary, Queen of Scots, gave to Lord Darnley in 1560.
Since then, this brooch has become the symbol of love and fidelity in Scotland.
Scottish circa 1860 Unmarked 18K Gold Condition Good
$1600
Details
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
Scotland
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1860
Period
Late 19th Century
Metal
18k Gold
Condition
Good
Dimensions
1 in. W x 1.44 in. L
3 cm W x 4 cm L
Length
1.44 in. (4 cm)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU358226662
Address
Sue Brown
By Appointment 1-7 Davies Mews Mayfair
London W1K 5AB
GB
By Appointment Only
+44 1296827077
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in London, GB
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