Mother-of-pearl opera glasses with leather case

Made:
1885-1895

Pair of opera glasses, brass body covered with mother-of-pearl, and with leather case, supplied by Lennie Opticians, Edinburgh, French, probably made in Paris, 1885-1895. Engraved with the owner's details

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-178
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, glass, leather and mother-of-pearl
type:
opera glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • binoculars
credit:
Christie's