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VICTORIAN SCOTTISH GOLD HAIR LOCKET BADGE. Circa 1880.

£ 580

Reference
VICTORIAN Scottish Gold Hair Locket Badge.
Scotland. Circa 1880.

The family crest of a seated winged mythical beast looking left is engraved on the front of the locket. This is a Momento Mori locket for a deceased loved one. The reverse shows a locket of grey hair under glass. There is a loop to attach a ribbon or chain in order to hang around the neck, there is also a sturdy clasp to wear the locket as a brooch.

Motto: HONESTA AUDAX

Diameter: 1.7 inches (43cm)
Year
c 1880
Medium
Gold
Origin
Scotland
Condition
Very good and commensurate with age.