A Victorian archaeological revival Etruscan style shield form brooch, c.1870, with a raised oval boss, decorated with applied twisted wire, bead clusters and pellets with a twisted wire and bead border, the outer frame with rows of graduated beads at the compass points, to a bloomed ground, twisted wire and rows of beads between, glazed locket verso and a concealed hook to a plain pin and 'C' catch, tested as approximately 9ct gold, 44 x 38mm, 11.34g
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Sold for £130
Light surface marks commensurate with its age.
Shallow dent to one end of the boss.
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