Mother of pearl, brass, glass
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm )
enraved: on mother of pearl caps: "T. KIRKPATRICK/NEW YORK"
engraved: on base of glasses: "IVC"
Mother of pearl and brass opera glasses with twin barrels having alternating vertical stripes of mother of pearl and burgundy mother of pearl; brass frame with beaded edges;disc on central tube rotates to adjust focus of lenses; lenses have mother of pearl caps engraved with retailer's name, base engraved with owner's initials.
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
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