6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A PAIR OF AMERICAN ART NOUVEAU GOLD AND DIAMOND LORGNETTES
The front with raised decoration depicting an iris with old brilliant-cut diamond collet centre and sinuous entwined foliate stem forming the handle, the reverse with engraved monogram and matching stem decoration, circa 1890
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