Item No. 54986
Late 19th-early 20th century 18k yellow gold French lorgnette folding glasses with handle in its own case. The piece measures 4" including the bail & 1 inch at the widest part. Fashion historian C. Willett Cunnington declares in 1893 "nearly every smartly dressed woman wears a lorgnette." This fashion accessory could be glasses for your next opera night or simply an addition to your jewelry wardrobe.