Spectacles (folding)

Object Number: 
INV.7702
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
closed: 1 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 2.9 x 11.7 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on inside of right temple: "L M G" within a diamond, along with a symbol for eyeglasses stamped: on underside of upper wire of bridge: duty and date marks stamped: on outside of right temple: a cockerel
Description: 
Gold wire rim spectacles with X-bridge (missing lenses); temples with turnpin and elongated loop at the end; hallmarks on inside and outside of each temple near hinge, on pivoting extension of each temple, and on underside of upper wire of bridge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group