Victorian Silver Gilt Turtle Dove Brooch

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Victorian silver gilt love token brooch of two tethered finely detailed turtle doves.
For the Victorians there was a close association between true lovers and Turtle Doves. These birds stay with their partners for their lifetime. Hence, they symbolize loyalty and faith.
L. 2.50", W. 1.25", 1880's UK.
Excellent condition.
Details
Place of Origin
England
Period
Late 19th Century
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
1.25 in. W x 2.5 in. L
3 cm W x 6 cm L
Length
2.5 in. (6 cm)
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU46363542
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