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'Mantor Shelfort' child spectacles
child spectacles
M. Wiseman & Company Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
plastic; metal
DBL: 18 mm; eye: 41 mm; side length to bend: 59 mm

Spectacles. Crystal and brown and yellow mottled plastic (cellulose acetate) laminate frame. Bowed pad bridge. Double charnier high joints, vertically pinned at front and horizontally pinned to sides. Reinforced, tapering half sides with white metal cable curl side loops featuring round-headed terminals. Blue and white printed paper manufacturer's label inside left side. PRO eye rims, quite deep, unglazed.


Gift of Mrs Ann Williams, 2019

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