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lorgnette (short handle)
metal; imitation stones
eye: 26 mm x 34 mm; handle: 44 mm; overall: 135 mm
Lorgnette. Shiny white metal frame and handle. Slightly bowed arch bridge and upper browbar set forward from rims. Short openwork handle, both handle and bridge/browbar with imitation(?) white stones on front surface. Additionally, there are two blue stones ('sapphires') on upper outer rims and two black 'sapphires' on the handle. Rectangular eye rims, unglazed. Attached to historic tie-on tag denoting price and date.
Gift of Mr Richard Fowle FCOptom, 2015