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Lorgnette

Lorgnette
Title
Lorgnette
Date 
ca. 1920
Medium 
Tortoise shell, gold, glass
Dimensions 
closed: 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 5 in. ( 1.3 x 3.2 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Lorgnette with tortoise shell handle/case; when button on handle is pressed, it releases spectacles; spectacles have gold frame with oval lenses connected by hinged nosepiece; gold loop at end of handle for attaching chain or ribbon.
Object Number 
INV.7541
Marks 
marked: on top of pivot mechanism: "14K"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group