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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.

Condition:
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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