Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7537ab
Date: 
ca. 1864
Medium: 
Silver, other metal, glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Case: 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 15.9 x 3.5 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 x 4 3/8 x 1/2 in. (2.5 x 11.1 x
Marks: 
stamped: on side of case below closure: "PAT SEPT 20 1864 / I L (?) HARLEM" stamped: on outside of left temple near hinge: "12"
Description: 
Silver wire rim spectacles with octagonal colorless glass lenses, crank bridge, and temples with turnpin and elogated loop at end; in lozenge shaped sheet metal case with paper lining and hinged lid with embossed decoration.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group