Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7526ab
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silver, other metal, glass, textile
Dimensions: 
Case: 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1.6 x 12.1 x 3.2 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 x 4 5/8 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 11.7 x
Marks: 
stamped: on side of case below closure: "PAT JAN 24 1860 / C. PARKER"
Description: 
Spectacles with silver frame, oval colorless glass lenses, crank bridge, and slightly curved wire temples with blunt ends; in lozenge shaped sheet metal case with hinged lid and blue textile lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group