Beautiful and elegant antique Victorian lorgnette in 14k yellow gold, a set of folding opera glasses with a spring loaded deployment latch that easily opens with the pinch of a finger. To close simply fold down after use.
The latch mechanism is in working condition, and the lenses can be changed out for prescription lenses as needed.
Lens frame marked 14k.
Weighs 19.3 grams.
Width of the frames from edge to edge is about 3.5”. Length of the lorgnette folded closed from lens edge to handle end is about 3 3/8”. Each lens is about 1.5” wide.
Excellent estate condition. Gently pre-owned.
Small bubble on one lens (see photos), but no chips or cracks.