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Antique Eyeglasses

Antique Eyeglasses with Shagreen Case
Located in New York, NY
A pair of traditional antique Chinese eyeglasses with folding stems, together with a green shagreen
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Early 1900s Chinese Antique Eyeglasses

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Shagreen

Fassamano Tortoise Antique Eyeglasses French Manufacture XIX century
Located in Milan, IT
Double fassamano eyeglasses (from the French face-en-main), made with a double articulated eyewear
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1860s French Antique Eyeglasses

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Bakelite

Fassamano French Tortoise antique Eyeglasses second half 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Fassamano (from the French face-a-main) eyeglasses with handle that turns into a case shaped like
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1860s French Antique Eyeglasses

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Bakelite

Fassamano French Tortoise Antique Eyeglasses Second Half 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Fassamano (from the French face-a-main) eyeglasses with handle that turns into a case shaped like
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1860s French Antique Eyeglasses

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Bakelite

Set of three vintage/antique brass/steel optometrist optometry eyeglasses
Located in Dallas, TX
A set of three vintage/antique brass/steel optometrist optometry eyeglasses. Steel frames come with
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Early 20th Century American Antique Eyeglasses

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Brass, Steel

Antique 14K Gold Victorian Vintage Spectacles Lorgnette Eyeglasses with Handle
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Gorgeous Victorian old fashioned antique lorgnette with a refined design on the handle. The lens glass is in excellent shape and is framed by decoratively etched marked 14 carat whit...
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Late 19th Century American Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

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Gold

14 Karat Lorgnette Folding Eyeglasses with Gold, Diamond and Seed Pearls Lariat
Located in Tustin, CA
Gorgeous Art Deco 14 karat yellow gold lorgnette folding spectacles or antique reading glasses with round lenses from the 1920s feature an elaborately filigreed handle to hold them t...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

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White Diamond, Natural Pearl

Chinese Shagreen Glasses Case with Tassels, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
longevity and good fortune. Slender and petite in size, this antique case can be used for small eyeglasses
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antique Eyeglasses

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Metal

Victorian Ornate Link Yellow Gold Guard Chain Circa 1890
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
, eyeglasses, or small accessories, ensuring they remained close at hand. These chains featured intricate
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1890s Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

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Yellow Gold

Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Long Guard Chain Circa 1880
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
pocket watches, eyeglasses, or small accessories, ensuring they remained close at hand. These chains
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1880s Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

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Yellow Gold

Victorian 9k Rose Gold Long Guard Chain Circa 1880
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
were often worn as a stylish means to secure pocket watches, eyeglasses, or small accessories, ensuring
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1880s Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

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Rose Gold

Antique Victorian Long 18k yellow Gold Guard Chain Circa 1890
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
pocket watches, eyeglasses, or small accessories, ensuring they remained close at hand. These chains
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1890s Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

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Yellow Gold

French Papier-mâché Spectacle Case with Mother-of-pearl Inlay, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
size, this antique case can be used for small eyeglasses or for stowing small items like jewelry, pens
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Early 20th Century French Antique Eyeglasses

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer, Paper

Art Nouveau 14kt Expandable Lorgnette Glasses
Located in Narberth, PA
, and 9/32" at the thickest point. The retractible eyeglasses measure 3 13/16" wide when expanded and
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Early 1900s Unknown Art Nouveau Antique Eyeglasses

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14k Gold

14k Gold lorgnette handle opera glasses
Located in Wallkill, NY
. When a tiny lever on the handle is depressed, the lenses snap open into a more recognizable "eyeglasses
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Late 19th Century British Art Nouveau Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

1942 Rolex “Raleigh” Stainless Steel. Total Restoration!
By Rolex
Located in Raleigh, NC
them, will be seen poring over potential purchases with eyeglasses, looking for imperfections to case
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Mid-19th Century Swiss Modernist Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Stainless Steel

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Historical American Civil War Era Wire Frame Magnifying Eye Glass Spectacles
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A delicate pair of handmade magnifying wire rim eye glasses from the American Civil War era, circa 1860. A great looking historical conversation piece or decor item. Use this pair ...
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Mid-19th Century American American Classical Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Metal

Bbpr Burnished Brass Chandelier
By Studio BBPR
Located in Medesano, IT
The Spectacle Shop: Casting light on Studio B.B.P.R.’s Ottica Randazzo By Luke T. Baker Show these handsome, square ceiling lights to any longtime resident of Palermo and it’s likel...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Antique Eyeglasses

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Brass

  • Bbpr Burnished Brass Chandelier
  • Antique Bbpr Burnished Brass Chandelier
  • Bbpr Burnished Brass Chandelier
  • Antique Bbpr Burnished Brass Chandelier
H 21.66 in W 17.72 in D 17.72 in
Antique Japanese Lacquer O-Bento Box with Gold and Silver Maki-E Decoration
Located in Prahran, Victoria
An unusual hexagonally shaped antique Japanese three-tiered o-bento box with a carrying tray decorated with a classical Rimpa style gold and silver Maki-e lacquer design of gently sw...
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Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Antique Eyeglasses

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Lacquer, Wood

Large, Blanc de Chine Kwan Yin Figure
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Elegant, circa 1925, large, beautifully modeled, serene Blanc de Chine porcelain Kwan Yin figure in flowing robes atop a lotus blossom that surmounts a coiled dragon. She cradles a t...
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1920s Chinese Antique Eyeglasses

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Porcelain

Cartier France Titanium 18 135 Rimless Sunglasses Eyeglasses Pink Gradient Case
By Cartier
Located in Dayton, OH
Cartier Titanium 18 135 rimless sunglasses featuring pink gradient lenses; serial number 3443005. Leather case, lens wipe, and original box included.  
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Late 20th Century Modern Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Metal

Edwardian Silver Enamel Cigarette or Card Case by Joseph Gloster
By Joseph Gloster
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Magnificent Edwardian silver and risqué nude enamel cigarette or card case by Joseph Gloster Ltd This is an exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver cigarette case has a plain ...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Antique Eyeglasses

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Silver Plate, Enamel

Antique Chinese Porcelain Famille Rose Snuff Bottle Pagoda Qing Jiaqing Mark 19c
Located in Richmond, CA
This fine Chinese porcelain snuff bottle from the Qing Dynasty's Jiaqing period is of a tapered rectangular form, a shape that combines elegance with a sense of sturdiness. The top...
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Eyeglasses

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Porcelain

Bobyrug’s Antique Chinese Silk and Metal Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Very beautiful 19th century Chinese embroidery with nice design and beautiful colors, entirely hand embroidered with silk and metal on silk foundation. ✨✨✨ "Experience the epitome o...
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19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antique Eyeglasses

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Silk

Antique Student Pencil Box Japanese Lacquer Ware Writing Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A Japanese lacquer writing box 19th Century Of rectangular shape, overall painted in famille rose colors with flowers, all on a yellow ground, the interior in red. Additional inform...
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19th Century Japanese Antique Eyeglasses

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Lacquer

Vintage Japanese Lacquerware Cylindrical Fireplace Matchstrike Box
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fine vintage match-strike box. The box, likely of Japanese origin features a cylindrical body heavily decorated with a black lacquer paint and embellished with gilt a clawed dragon...
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20th Century Japanese Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

20th Century German Solid Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case, c.1900
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique early 20th Century German solid silver & enamel cigarette case, of slightly cushioned rectangular form with rounded corners, depicting a three horse race and richly parcel gi...
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20th Century German Antique Eyeglasses

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Silver, Enamel

5 Items of Japanese Lacquer Art
Located in Norton, MA
This lot presents 5 beautiful Japanese lacquer works all hand-painted including: 1. a lidded rice bowl, 4.5 diameter x 4" height 2. a gilt, and metal jewelry box, 3" x 2" x 2.25" ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Antique Eyeglasses

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Lacquer

English Art Deco Yellow Shagreen Box
Located in New York, NY
English Art Deco large rectangular dark yellow shagreen box with a copper latch and trim.
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1930s English Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

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Copper

  • English Art Deco Yellow Shagreen Box
  • English Art Deco Yellow Shagreen Box
  • English Art Deco Yellow Shagreen Box
  • English Art Deco Yellow Shagreen Box
H 1.75 in W 12 in D 7.25 in
Framed Antique Two-Piece Chinese Embroidery Winter Jacket Ensemble
Located in Atlanta, GA
This two-piece set of Chinese antique winter coat and a neck warmer ensemble circa 19th century (late Qing dynasty) is presented in two matching giltwood shadow boxes. Tailored in li...
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19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Eyeglasses

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Giltwood, Silk

Amazing Set of 12 Chairs Art Deco 1920 Materials: Wood and Leather
By Maison Jansen
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Luxury 12 Art Deco chairs in leather and wood. Year 1930 Country: French Materials : Wood and leather Finish: polyurethanic lacquer Elegant and sophisticated 12 chairs. You want to ...
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

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Leather, Wood

Phillip Webb for Morris & Co. English Aesthetic Movement Oak Reclining Armchair
By Philip Webb, Morris & Co.
Located in London, GB
Phillip Webb for Morris and Co. Designed in C1866. A rare Aesthetic movement oak adjustable reclining armchair with good quality tan leather button back upholstery. The arched arms ...
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1870s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Eyeglasses

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Oak

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Anniversary Tin Eyeglasses
Located in Summerland, CA
Tin Eyeglasses circa 1880-1890 The tenth wedding anniversary is often celebrated with
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19th Century American Antique Eyeglasses

  • Anniversary Tin Eyeglasses
  • Antique Anniversary Tin Eyeglasses
  • Anniversary Tin Eyeglasses
  • Antique Anniversary Tin Eyeglasses
H 6.5 in W 9 in D 2.5 in
Late 19th Century Chinese Shagreen Eyeglass Case with Crystal Lensed Eyeglasses
Located in Hudson, NY
Late 19th-early 20th century Chinese green shagreen brass-mounted eyeglass case with burgundy knotted cord to hang case on belt. Steel framed glasses with crystal lenses, dragon brid...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

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Crystal, Steel

American painting attributed to Frothingham
By Frothingham
Located in Scarsdale, NY
condition. Note the eyeglasses, the shirt collar and his pugnacious lip. The frame is original to the
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19th Century Antique Eyeglasses

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Paint, Wood

French Papier Mâché "Passe Boule" Carnival Game Harold Lloyd Figure, Early 1920s
Located in Petaluma, CA
eyeglasses, large hat, grey suit and carrying 2 suitcases, one in each hand. He stands on a wooden base with
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1920s French Other Antique Eyeglasses

Antique Early Hatter Trade Sign w/ original paint
Located in Acworth, GA
eyeglasses, a great big boot. By the mid-19th century, signs were affixed horizontally across building fronts
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Early 19th Century American American Classical Antique Eyeglasses

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Tin

Antique Eyeglasses in Case
Located in Port Chester, NY
Old eyeglasses in the original case, a charming touch for a desk.
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Early 20th Century English Antique Eyeglasses

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Glass

  • Antique Eyeglasses in Case
  • Antique Eyeglasses in Case
  • Antique Eyeglasses in Case
  • Antique Eyeglasses in Case
H 2 in W 7 in D 1 in
Antique Eyeglasses on Custom Stand
Located in New York, NY
Antique folding eyeglasses on a well crafted custom cast iron stand. Great display objects. Sold
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antique Eyeglasses

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Metal

  • Antique Eyeglasses on Custom Stand
  • Antique Eyeglasses on Custom Stand
  • Antique Eyeglasses on Custom Stand
  • Antique Eyeglasses on Custom Stand
H 14 in W 5 in D 2.5 in
Antique Chinese Ox Horn Eyeglasses - Shagreen Case
Located in Peekskill, NY
In the late 1800s eyeglasses became an important affectation for upper class Chinese. When they saw
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19th Century Chinese Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Copper, Iron

Art Deco Silver Lorgnette Eyeglasses & Lapel Clip
Located in Atlanta, GA
Need a stylish way to read that menu in a dark restaurant? Here is the perfect solution! A petite foldable magnified lorgnette in sterling silver with a crystal rhinestone handle d...
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Early 20th Century Unknown Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

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Silver, Sterling Silver

19th Century "Wilcox" Eyeglasses with Solid 14k Gold Frames & Original Case
Located in Norwalk, CT
These exceptional antique spectacles feature solid 14K yellow gold wire-rim frames and a subtly rounded rectangular shape. The wire is stamped "Wilcox" and case is stenciled with an ...
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19th Century American Antique Eyeglasses

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Gold

French Diamond and Platinum Lorgnette
Located in New Orleans, LA
necessity for any fashionable woman of the late 18th- through the 19th century, these ornate eyeglasses are
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19th Century Unknown Edwardian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

"Pair de Lunette"
Located in Charleston, SC
Rare sign depicting a large eyeglasses used for Optical, made out of wood, iron and glass. France
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19th Century French Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Iron

  • "Pair de Lunette"
  • "Pair de Lunette"
  • "Pair de Lunette"
  • "Pair de Lunette"
H 28.25 in W 20.5 in D 6.5 in
Antique French Early 20th Century Ophthalmology Kit for Trial Lens, Circa 1910's
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French early 20th century Ophthalmology kit for trial lens for eyeglasses made by "Luneau
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Early 20th Century French Antique Eyeglasses

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Wood

Figurial 1800s Spectacles Trade Sign
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is the real thing and not a remake. Optometrist figural eyeglasses trade sign. Great trade
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Late 19th Century American Industrial Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Glass

Pair of Mary Gregory Pink and Clear Glass Hand Painted Enameled Vases
By Mary Gregory
Located in Guaynabo, PR
area. The glass is ribbed. One of them features a Victorian girl with eyeglasses holding and looking to
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Early 20th Century Czech Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Glass

Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head
Located in EL CAMPELLO, ES
transitional type between the wider “Eyeglasses” and the narrower “Duck Bill” types, with oblong rounded blade
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15th Century and Earlier Israeli Prehistoric Antique Eyeglasses

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Bronze

  • Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head
  • Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head
  • Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head
  • Bronze Age duck-billed axe-head
H 2.41 in W 3.23 in D 3.23 in
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Lorgnette
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
frame of these folding eyeglasses has been embellished with a sharp chased decoration. A ring loop to
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1890s Unknown Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Gold, 9k Gold, Yellow Gold

Georgian Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
Located in Litchfield, CT
eyeglasses, which were seen as unfashionable. They quickly became part of the social ballet and were used to
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1810s Georgian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

18k Gold

Gold and Enamel Lorgnette with Concealed Watch
Located in New Orleans, LA
designed, the glasses are easily folded and tucked back inside the case when not in use. Eyeglasses were
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19th Century Unknown Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Diamond, Enamel

Large Meissen Figurine Group 'Tailor On Billy Goat', by J.J. Kaendler, ca 1850
By Meissen Porcelain, Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Vienna, AT
utensils on its neck, the iron on the left horn, both the tailor and the billy goat wearing eyeglasses
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1850s German Baroque Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Porcelain

'Namban' Japanese Lacquer Export Cabinet
Located in London, GB
silver, and were eager buyers of firearms, clocks, telescopes, eyeglasses and artillery, and equally
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17th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Gilt Metal

Antique Hard Bridge Pinch Nose Eyeglasses
Located in Antwerp, BE
Unique pince-nez / pinch nose spectacle from the early 20th century. Hard metal silver tone bridge with nose clips of mother-of-pearl. Rare glasses with vintage image illustration ...
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Early 20th Century European Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Metal

  • Antique Hard Bridge Pinch Nose Eyeglasses
  • Antique Hard Bridge Pinch Nose Eyeglasses
  • Antique Hard Bridge Pinch Nose Eyeglasses
  • Antique Hard Bridge Pinch Nose Eyeglasses
H 1.19 in W 4.14 in D 1.19 in
Antique Chinese Ox Horn Eyeglasses - Shagreen Case
Located in Peekskill, NY
In the late 1800s eyeglasses became an important affectation for upper class Chinese. When they saw
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19th Century Chinese Other Antique Eyeglasses

Portrait Miniature of A Gentleman Wearing Unusual Eyeglasses
Located in Downingtown, PA
Portrait Miniature of A Gentleman Wearing Unusual Eyeglasses, Circa 1845. The portrait is on board
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Wood

Pair of Chinese Eyeglasses with Original Case, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
These handmade brass glasses from northern China were fashionable in elite circles around the turn of the 20th century, as Western fashions increased in popularity. Historians note t...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Brass

Lorgnette Onyx Old-Cut Diamonds Platinum Foldable Eyeglasses 100 year old
Located in Herzelia, Tel Aviv
Really fine item can still be used as an eyeglasses, but mainly it is a superb accessory especially
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Early 20th Century Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Diamond, Onyx, Platinum

Kryptok Eyeglass Display Case
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a very rare and specialized display case. It as clips on 3 rods designed to hold eyeglasses
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Glass

  • Kryptok Eyeglass Display Case
  • Kryptok Eyeglass Display Case
  • Kryptok Eyeglass Display Case
  • Kryptok Eyeglass Display Case
H 36 in W 20 in D 10 in
Art Deco Silver Lorgnette Opera Glasses Folding Spectacles
Located in Nuernberg, DE
pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses feature a "folding" frames that overlap one another. The lenses
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1920s Austrian Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Silver

Art Nouveau Enamel Handle Lorgnette Opera Glasses Folding Spectacles
Located in Nuernberg, DE
of eyeglasses or opera glasses feature a "folding" frames that overlap one another. The lenses snap
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Early 1900s Austrian Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Art Deco Silver Lorgnette Opera Glasses Folding Spectacles
Located in Nuernberg, DE
pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses feature a "folding" frames that overlap one another. The lenses
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1920s Austrian Art Deco Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Silver

19th century Chinese Shagreen 'Sharkskin' Covered Eye Glass Case circa 1850-1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique Chinese Shagreen covered eyeglasses case with onyx. The case is fashioned from two pieces
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19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Onyx

Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
Located in Litchfield, CT
public substitute for eyeglasses, which were seen as unfashionable. They quickly became part of the
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Early 1900s American Victorian Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
  • Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
  • Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
  • Quizzing Glass Gold Pendant
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Eyeglasses trade sign
Located in Stamford, CT
French metal eyeglasses trade sign. Metal outline ending in side brackets. Located in dealers
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Early 20th Century French Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Metal, Iron

  • Eyeglasses trade sign
  • Eyeglasses trade sign
  • Eyeglasses trade sign
  • Eyeglasses trade sign
H 12 in W 55 in D 12 in
Trade Sign Eyeglasses
Located in Highland Park, IL
An early 20th century eyeglasses metal trade sign having mirrored lenses. Can also be hung from
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Early 20th Century American Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Brass

  • Trade Sign Eyeglasses
  • Trade Sign Eyeglasses
  • Trade Sign Eyeglasses
  • Trade Sign Eyeglasses
H 10 in W 48 in
Late 19th. Century Eyeglass Case
Located in Gravenmoer, NL
Late 19th century green shagreen eyeglass case. With steel framed eyeglasses.
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19th Century Chinese Antique Eyeglasses

  • Late 19th. Century Eyeglass Case
  • Late 19th. Century Eyeglass Case
  • Late 19th. Century Eyeglass Case
  • Late 19th. Century Eyeglass Case
H 6.5 in W 2.76 in D 0.99 in
Sewing box
Located in New York, NY
. Two sided compartments for your eyeglasses, slippers or ??????
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19th Century Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Wood

  • Sewing box
  • Sewing box
  • Sewing box
  • Sewing box
H 23 in W 15.25 in D 10.5 in
19th Century Gilden Wood Optometrist or Optician Storefront Trade Sign
Located in Chicago, IL
, that has aged nicely over time. the well-maintained optician trade sign, in the form of eyeglasses or
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Late 19th Century American Antique Eyeglasses

Materials

Glass, Wood

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Antique Eyeglasses For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of antique eyeglasses available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, glass and animal skin, all antique eyeglasses available were constructed with great care. There are all kinds of antique eyeglasses available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. There are many kinds of antique eyeglasses to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Art Deco and Victorian antique eyeglasses are of considerable interest.

How Much are Antique Eyeglasses?

Prices for antique eyeglasses can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, antique eyeglasses begin at $100 and can go as high as $4,900, while the average can fetch as much as $795.