A very large George III gallery magnifying glass

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Object Description

A very large George III gallery magnifying glass, the circular glass within a rosewood frame, the baluster handle screwing into a substantial brass bracket in the rim, inscribed ‘5 L & C’. English, circa 1800.

Provenance: ‘A Lifetime of Collecting’ – property of a gentleman.

Footnote: The gallery glass is a type of magnifying glass that allows for the gentle magnification of a work of art from variable distances. They were especially popular with connoisseurs and collectors in the Regency period.

Object Condition

Good

Object Details

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