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Accession №1999.024.00074
PurposeVision Aids
Specific NameLorgnette


French folding lorgnette with platinum frame has two round lenses and grooved handle. End of handle has a ring so that the lorgnette can be worn on a chain. The handle, bridge, and ring are encrusted with small rose-cut diamonds. Measures 4 5/8" when closed.

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