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John brogden

Victorian Etruscan Revival Bangle


John brogden

Victorian Etruscan Revival Bangle

Gold Lapis

H  7.30cm (2.87 in)  |  W  7.60cm (2.99 in)

Origin English, c. 1870
Condition Exceptional
Weight 76.80 Grams

A stunning Victorian gold & lapis lazuli hinged bangle beautifully made & attributed to John Brogden. The Etruscan revival design has stylized hinges with locking post clasp, applied scrolled wirework and bead detail. Applied lettering to the band, the classical phrase reading 'SALVE AEI' (Welcome Always) the Greek letters alpha and omega (""the beginning and the end"") on either side of the lapis orbs.
Internal measurement: 17cm.

Price Code

Ref No   8271