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Spring lorgnette with chain

Spring lorgnette with chain
Spring lorgnette with chain
ca. 1920
Gold, glass, pearl, enamel
Closed (excluding chain): 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (0.3 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm)
White gold spring lorgnette with chain; lenses fold upon one another when closed; when opened lorgnette has two circular lenses connected by a "C" bridge; small engraved handle below right lens, with loop for attaching chain; handle has small button which releases lorgnette; chain of alternating pearls and enameled elements.
Credit Line 
Gift of George Zabriskie, 1941
Object Number 
stamped: on underside of bridge: "W-14K" and arrow symbol
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group