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jealousy glass / grooming set / etui
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
jealousy glass
Ribright, Thomas
Europe: United Kingdom
c.1760
shagreen; metal; wood
overall: 108 x 25 mm

Jealousy glass, incorporated in a gold-mounted etui with brass body covered with green-stained fishskin. Magnetic compass set into brass cap. Wooden core to etui containing gentleman's manicure set including nail scissors, hinged ivory note-slide, pencil, folding knife, needle and tweezers with a file handle.


1999.1915

BOA Purchase, 1936



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