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Estimate: £600 - £800
ca. US$1,189 - US$1,586
Price realised:  £480
ca. US$951
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An unusual pair of Georgian silver spectacles with large round lenses with thin tortoiseshell inserts in shagreen covered case
LONDON, 1817
An unusual pair of Georgian silver spectacles with large round lenses with thin tortoiseshell inserts in shagreen covered case, London, 1817 with hinged sides with loop ends, the case with flip-top; together with a silver pair of spectacles, London, 1833, with oval lenses and short sides in tortoiseshell flip-top case; and a 19th Century English tortoiseshell pair of spectacles with oval lenses, tapered contained in shagreen-covered frog-mouth case with silver mounting engraved SIR HEW DALRYMPLE (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Scientific, Medical & Engineering Works of Art
Date of the auction: 17 May 2007
Address: Christie's
17 May 2007, London, South Kensington