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Spring lorgnette

Object Number: 
INV.7701
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Gold-plated metal, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 1/4 x 1 x 3 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 2.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Gold-plated metal spring lorgnette with pivoting nosepiece; oval lenses overlap when closed and spring apart when mechanism is released; small handle with loop for attaching chain; when closed, the lorgnette can be used as a magnifying glass.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group