An exquisite tiny monocular + case
Possibly French, c 1760
Dimension: 4,1cm (close), 5cm (open); diam max. 2,1cm
Cardboard case with geometrical/floral pattern inside
This tiny little jewel has the main body hand-painted with flowers and leaves, rimmed by a gold painted line. Inner body is green vellum covered. Brass mounting.
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