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Folding lorgnette
Europe: France?
metal; niello

Folding lorgnette with white metal frame and niello handle. Rigid bridge hinged at both ends. Round eyes. Unglazed. Flange to hold in fixed position. Long thin handle with black niello decoration and large ring at end. Spring release catch.


BOA Purchase, 1933

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