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lorgnette
LORGNETTES
lorgnette (short handle)
Europe: France
Mid 19th c.
gold; enamel; glass
overall: 68 x 6 mm

Folding lorgnette with spring lever in handle and ribbon ring. Oval lenses. 'X' bridge. Gold case has coloured enamel decoration on both sides - Front side = blue featuring a red bird against a white background. Rear side = green featuring a `blue bird against a red background.


1999.902

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