Brass, glass, mother of pearl, gilding
closed: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 cm ) open: 4 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 5.7 cm )
Monocular gilded brass opera glass decorated with mother of pearl.
According to the accession records, this object came from David Grim through his son Peter, father of Mrs. George S. Schermerhorn, Sr.
Gift of Major E. Gilbert Schermerhorn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.