Chinese spectacles with dark lenses and two-piece side-arms

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Chinese spectacles in a tortoiseshell frame with ornate bridge and hinges, dark stone lenses and two-piece side-arms.

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Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/236
Materials:
complete, tortoiseshell
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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