Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID 1943.027
Object Name Case, Eyeglasses
Collection Silver
Credit line Gift of Miss Eleanor Hammond
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1900
Description Spectacles case with a pierced silver face and scrolling repousee decoration on the outside and a black velvet lining. The case comes with a 1 3/4 inch hook and a short length of chain for attaching it to a belt. The back of the hook is inscribed with "80 " and three obscure hallmarks.
Dimensions W-2 L-9.125 inches
Subjects Eyeglasses
Silver
Search Terms Spectacle Cases
Eyeglasses
Silver
Material Silver; velvet lining
Place of Origin probably England