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Early 20th c.
Mother-of-Pearl; metal; brass; string; paper
Folding lorgnette. Yellow metal frame (gilt brass?) Vertically hinged fenestrated bridge. Short Mother-of-Pearl handle with straight sides, spring release catch and flange to hold in fixed position. Rigid oval suspension loop at foot of handle. Rectangular eye rims, unglazed. Together with an original paper retail tag, priced 25/6.
Gift of Mr Colin Butterworth, 2021