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watch lorgnette
LORGNETTES
watch lorgnette
Golay Leresche
Europe: Switzerland, Geneva
c.1840-1860
gold; enamel; glass; diamond
eye: 16 x 26 mm; length of handle: 98 mm

Folding lorgnette. Gold frame and tooled ribbon loop. Blue enamel lid on one side of case studded with rose cut diamonds. (Lifts to reveal watch with stamped signature on bed plate, cylinder escapement and bar movement). Other side made to resemble model musical instrument (guitar). Glazed with rectangular lenses. Together with a regulator key and chain.


1999.1946

BOA Purchase, 1938



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