Folding lorgnette hand-held spectacles frame with

Made:
1780-1850
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son

Folding lorgnette hand-held spectacles frame with decorative scrollwork handle, gilded brass, unsigned, British, 1780-1850. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/38
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and gold plated (gilded)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 5 mm x 115 mm x 30 mm,
overall (open): 5 mm x 130 mm x 110 mm, Wt. 0.019kg
type:
hand spectacles - lorgnette
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • hand spectacles