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

  • 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)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU46363542
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