19th c. Shagreen French Opera Glasses and Case c.1880
This is an original pair of opera glasses and case possibly French. The objective lenses are 25 mm in diameter and their optics are good. The frame is a black coated brass and the barrels are covered in green leather or shagreen. The black metal focus wheel works well.
- CREATOR Paris, France.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880.
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Metal, Optical glass.
- CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age. Case has a ripped seam on the bottom but intact.
DIMENSIONS H 2.50 in. x W 4 in. x D 1.25 in.