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Lorgnette

Lorgnette
Title
Lorgnette
Date 
ca. 1920
Medium 
Metal, enamel, glass
Dimensions 
closed: 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 5 in. ( 0.6 x 3.2 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Lorgnette of gold-plated metal; handle with blue enamel decoration; when opened, lorgette has two circular lenses with "C" shaped bridge. Loop at base of handle for attaching ribbon or chain.
Object Number 
INV.7543
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group