English rimless 'Finger Piece' clip eyeglasses

Made:
1880-1899 in England

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English rimless 'Finger Piece' clip eyeglasses with oval lenses and gold and cork plaquets, c.1890.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/379
Materials:
copper (alloy), cork and gold plated (gilded)
type:
nose spectacles - pince nez
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • nose spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles