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lorgnette
LORGNETTES
lorgnette (short handle)
c.1830
gilt; garnet

Folding lorgnette with spring lever in handle and ribbon ring. Gilt case decorated with leaf pattern and purple stones. Centre composed of an oval of leaves with one large purple stone (garnet) and smaller ones surrounding.Hinged X-bridge. Oval lenses. One lens scratched.


1999.880

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