Rare and unusual French silver and Shagreen Table magnifier

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About

These are super rare. They were made either for the windows of High end Jewelry store windows or for the connoisseur collector . The idea of course was to make anything set under the glass oversized. Typically collectors would use them for coins, rare stamps, manuscripts etc. The reason they are so rare is that most collectors are unwilling to part with them.
Details
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1940
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Shagreen an most likely silver plate
Condition
Excellent with great optical quality.
Diameter
6 1/2
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U12070678421701
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1stdibs seller since 2003
Located in New York, NY
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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