Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
Z.1739ab
Date: 
1790-1810
Medium: 
Silver glass; shagreen, wood, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall (spectacles closed): 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. (3.8 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on silver mount on top of case: "PB"
Description: 
Silver spectacles with large circular lenses (left lens cracked) connected by "C" bridge; non-adjustable temples with large circular loops at ends. Flip-top shagreen case with silver mounts; engraved initials "PB" on silver mount at top of case.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group