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Antique Georgian quizzing glass, Pendant, Mother of Pearl and silver

Antique Georgian quizzing glass, Pendant, Mother of Pearl and silver

Regular price £299.00 GBP
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A beautiful antique, Georgian era mother of pearl and silver quizzing glass pendant.

Worn usually around the neck on a ribbon or chain for ease of use, these beautiful decorative pieces really were a functional piece of jewellery.

This quizzing glass has a sterling silver frame that rotates outward and can be stored safely behind the pretty mother of pearl panels.

This is a magnified quizzer.

It is unmarked, tests as sterling silver, English make c1790s, late 18th century.

Perfect for adding to your favourite antique chain or neck mess or wearing with a nice plain black ribbon.

Worn by both men and women of the period.

Very good used condition overall, some light surface wear commensurate with age, very light marks to the lense, two tiny chips on the outer edge of the mop.

Approx measurements:
2" length with bale (closed)
1.4" pendant width closed
1.25" lense diameter

Approx 22.11 grams weight

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