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SA628662

Fine Pair Antique Mother Of Pearl Opera Glasses By Lemaire, Paris C.1890

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£295 | $393 USD | €334 EUR
Item Number: SA628662
Date of manufacture: 1890
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Puckerings

Description

A very fine pair of late nineteenth century opera glasses made from Mother of Pearl and the original gilded brass; made by the creme de la creme of makers, LeMaire of Paris.
The makers mark (the Napoleonic Bee) is engraved on the underside of frame and the case is also lucky enough to have an embossed Bee on the push button closure on the front of the leather case. Even the Mother of Pearl eye pieces have the bee engraved and inked together with the signature of this eminent maker.
The original case is lined in a vibrant purple silk, the leather has been professionally polished, some wear one side of the handle but intact.
Excellent working order; fine quality and condition, dating to c.1890. The case measuring 4 1/4" x 2" x 2 3/4" tall.
Item ID: 41018
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Dimensions

Height = 7 cm (2.8")
Width = 10.8 cm (4.3")
Depth = 5.1 cm (2.0")


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Puckerings
London
United Kingdom
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