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Adams-style lorgnette
lorgnette (short handle)
Europe: United Kingdom
Early 19th c.
tortoiseshell; glass; metal

Lorgnette. Adams-style. Tortoiseshell frame. Hinged at handle. Thin crested bridge. Oval eyes. Glazed. Tortoiseshell handle. Metal suspension ring at base of handle.


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