Shagreen Case Silver Frame Round Lens Reading Spectacles Glasses Antique

Shagreen Case Silver Frame Round Lens Reading Spectacles Glasses Antique

£450

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Spectacles

Description

Offered for sale;
Silver mounted shagreen cased silver framed spectacles, circa 1790.
The frame with long double hinged side pieces, original round glass lenses with about 3x magnification.
Not hallmarked, stamped on one sidepiece D 24
Spectacles and case both in excellent condition with no damage, repair or undue wear, both with good tight hinges, case opens with push button and snaps shut.

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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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