Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7708ab
Date: 
1825-1835
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
case: 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 12.1 x 3.2 cm ) Overall: 1 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 1 in. ( 2.9 x 11.7 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
written: on tag with object: "GIFT OF JEAN C. REDD 1959" stamped: on inside of right temple: "G COOPER" stamped: on outside of left temple: "8"
Description: 
Silver spectacles with oval lenses connected by "C" bridge; pin-slider adjustable temples with elongated loops at ends; silversmith's marked stamped on inside of right temple. Soft red leather case (not original to spectacles) with flap opening at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jean C. Redd, 1959
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group