14k Gold lorgnette tortoise handle opera glasses

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This gorgeous antique lorgnette is a beautiful example of old-world style and features exceptionally elegant details.
As you can see, this lorgnette features "folding" frames that overlap one another.
When a tiny lever on the handle is depressed, the lenses snap open into a more recognizable "eyeglasses" shape.
the handle is made from genuine tortoise shell and has a nice degree of transparency along with rich colors brown and amber colors
Tinted lenses
Measures
5" long

Lorgnette :
A pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses with a short handle
set in Gold
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Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    Wallkill, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU439204782
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1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in Wallkill, NY

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