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Brooch Lorgnette, ca. 1890–1900

This is a Lorgnette. It is dated ca. 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silver, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. It is credited Gift of Charlotte Y. Salisbury in loving memory of her husband, Harrison E. Salisbury.

Its dimensions are

Closed: 12.3 x 3 x 1 cm (4 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

Cite this object as

Brooch Lorgnette, ca. 1890–1900; probably Germany; silver, glass; Closed: 12.3 x 3 x 1 cm (4 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Charlotte Y. Salisbury in loving memory of her husband, Harrison E. Salisbury; 1995-15-7

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18650243/ |title=Brooch Lorgnette, ca. 1890–1900 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>