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Early 20th c.
metal; brass; ivory; glass
Folding lorgnette. Yellow metal frame. Vertically hinged fenestrated and sprung bridge. Short metal ivory-clad handle with straight sides, and opnework carved decoration depicting fruit and leaves, spring release catch and flange to hold in fixed position. Rigid oval suspension loop at foot of handle. Rectangular eye rims, glazed.
Gift of Mr Colin Butterworth, 2021