Gorgeous and unique gold filled snake lorgnette circa mid-late 19th century.
These folding glasses have lenses with slight magnification for reading. A button on the handle releases the lenses to be unfolded. Beautiful when worn on a long chain.
Listing is for the lorgnette only. Chain is not included with this listing.
+++ Measurements +++
3 5/8" x 1 1/8" when closed
5 1/4" long when fully extended
+++ Condition +++
Lovely condition with minor age-related wear and patina. Some faint wear to the lenses. Some small solder marks on the frames, not very noticeable when worn.
+++ Please read +++
This item is not new, and as such, it has wear commensurate with age. As with all older vintage and antique items, please handle with care.
All items are sold as-is, and I do my best to point out all condition issues and provide a detailed description and photographs.
Unless specified, items have not been cleaned.
I do not accept returns or offer refunds. Please see all photos, read the entire description, and ask any questions before purchasing.