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folding lorgnette (long handle)
Early 20th c.
Mother-of-Pearl; metal; brass
Folding lorgnette. Yellow metal frame. Vertically hinged fenestrated bridge. Mid-length Mother-of-Pearl handle with swirling floral surface decoration (some details picked out in black), spring release catch and flange to hold in fixed position. Rigid oval suspension loop at foot of handle. Oval eye rims, unglazed.
Gift of Mr Colin Butterworth, 2021