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Adams-style lorgnette
LORGNETTES
lorgnette (short handle)
Early 19th c.
metal; tortoiseshell

Lorgnette. Adams-style. White metal frame. Hinged at handle. Fenestrated arched bridge. Oval eyes, glazed with diminishing lenses. (One rim has historic repair). Dark tortoiseshell handle with oval silver panel on one side. Tiny metal suspension ring at base of handle.


1999.4756

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