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SA716373

French Figural Silver Gilt Quizzing Glass Monocle Magnifier

Price

£375 | $499 USD | €425 EUR
Item Number: SA716373
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Andrew Nethercott Antiques
This antique has been viewed 16 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

French hallmarked solid silver gilt quizzer or quizzing glass magnifier pendant, circa 1820
The finely worked stem, a blackamoor caryatid supporting two cornucopia.
Some of the design highlighted / left as silver.
Good original 2,1/2 x magnification, 1,1/4" or 31mm diameter glass lens.
All in excellent condition with no damage or repair, the gilt surface with some light wear.
Guaranteed old and original.
Quizzing: 'The act of mocking by a narrow examination through a quizzing-glass or by pretended seriousness of discourse'.
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Shipping / Postage cost is not included in my prices.
I ship worldwide and have plenty of experience in international customs, packing and secure shipping.
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Payment accepted by Electronic Bank Transfer, bank transfer or Cheque in the post .
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Worldwide buyers are most welcome, however due to current complexities surrounding the export of antique ivory I am only offering antique ivory items to UK and EU buyers.
Internal Ref: 170516



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


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Andrew Nethercott Antiques
Cardiff
Wales
United Kingdom
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