Oval quizzing glass hand magnifer with carrying lo

Made:
1838-1860 in City of Westminster
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son

Oval quizzing glass hand magnifer with carrying loop, gilded brass frame and handle with twisted scroll decoration, unsigned, British, 1838-1860. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/25
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and gold plated (gilded)
type:
single eyeglass - quizzing
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • single eyeglass