**A PAIR OF ANTIQUE IVORY, ENAMEL AND GOLD OPERA GLASSES
Designed as a pair of carved ivory opera glasses, decorated with multi-colored enamel floral motifs, with gold and black and green enamel trim, enhanced by sculpted gold foliate detail, circa 1880, 4 x 2 x 1½ ins.
Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Stephen Harrison, Emmanuel Ducamp and Jeannine Falino, Artistic Luxury: Faberge Tiffany Lalique, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008