Chinese Eyeglass Case with Spectacles


Round shagreen eyeglass case with intact spectacles. The wooden box has a hinged lid and is covered with ray or shark skin. The rimmed spectacles are supported without earpieces and are held by pinching the bridge of the nose (pince-nez). Small crack in one of the eye glasses.

3.5″ dia 1.5″ tall, wood, ray/shark skin, horn and glass, China, early 20th century


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