Small French opera glasses, cased

Catalogue Number: 3748
Small French opera glasses, cased
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Telescopes, binoculars, opera glasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: early 20th century
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Paris, France
Publisher/Manufacturer: Jules Carpentier
Description Of Item: Small decorative opera glasses in brass, embellished with white guilloche enamel and floral swags. Mother of pearl eyerims. Bridge impressed: 'JUMELLE CARPENTIER'. Enclosed in slightly damaged green leather, silk-lined case with 2 press stud closures and slip handle. Dimensions: 93 x 30 x 48 mm.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum from dealer Alex Parnell
Date Acquired: Sep 2019
Condition: Very good. Tiny fault in enamel near objective lens
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 15

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