Georgian Gilt Bronze Scissor Spectacles Lorgnette Glasses Antique

Georgian Gilt Bronze Scissor Spectacles Lorgnette Glasses Antique

£245

Original pair of Georgian bronze scissor spectacles, circa 1810.

Circa

1810

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Spectacles

Description

Georgian bronze scissor spectacles, circa 1810.
Very fine hand finished metalwork with traces of gilt.

All in excellent condition, with good folding action, no slack or wear and good tight opening and closure.

With original clear, feint grey/blue glass lenses, virtually no magnification, ideal for the assembly rooms, to scrutinize and people watch, guaranteed to affirm fashionable taste and social status.

Guaranteed old and original.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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