A stylish antique silver folding magnifying glass or eyeglass, the handle and frame decorated with engine turning and art deco motif. The lorgnette is operated by a spring clip at the bottom of the handle. Length 11.8cm. 935 grade silver. Probably German. Circa 1920.
Marks. Marked with the silver grade “935”, and a partially stamped leaf motif, between the lenses. 935 grade silver (93.5%) is purer than sterling silver (92,5%). Austria, Germany and Switzerland all use this silver standard.