Folding hand spectacles

Made:
1800-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Folding hand spectacles, silver plated frames (no hallmark), unsigned, European, 1800-1850. When closed can be used as magnifying glass

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-41
Materials:
glass, silver plated
Measurements:
overall (closed): 12 mm x 37 mm x 85 mm,
overall (open): 12 mm x 90 mm x 85 mm,
type:
magnifying glass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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