Spring lorgnette with chain

Object Number: 
INV.7542
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Gold, glass, pearl, enamel
Dimensions: 
Closed (excluding chain): 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (0.3 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on underside of bridge: "W-14K" and arrow symbol
Description: 
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group