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gold spectacles & case
gold spectacles
C. W. Dixey & Son Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Early 20th c.
gold; glass; leather
eye width: 30 mm; DBL: 36 mm; PD: 66 mm; length of side: 124 mm; case: 139 mm

Spectacles. Gold frame. Wide, fenestrated, 'tied' arch bridge. Split centre joints. Straight sides with loop ends. Wide oval eyes. Glazed. With red leather slip case. Embossed gold motif on case.


Ex Hugh Orr Collection (gift of Miss Kusoom Vadgama FCOptom, 2003)

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