antique opera glasses mother of pearl c1900 signed iris paris

Antique Opera Glasses - Mother of Pearl c.1900, Signed, Iris, Paris



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A stunning pair of late Victorian or Edwardian Opera glasses dating to the turn of the century, around 1900. French in origin, each eye piece is signed, Iris, Paris. The underside of the frame is also marked for Iris ("I" inside shaped lozenge).
The telescopic lorgnette handle extends from 5" to 7 1/2". They are clad in the most decorative Mother of Pearl or Nacre shell with it's magical iridescent qualities. The metallic frame is made from gilded brass with the original natural antique patina.
Excellent condition, measuring 5 1/4"" wide x 1 3/4" expanding to 1 3/4" while folded up. Complete with drawstring pochette.
Item ID: 40759
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Height = 4.4 cm (2")
Width = 13.3 cm (5")
Depth = 4.4 cm (2")

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