London, South Kensington
11 December 2001
A pair of Belle Epoque diamond lorgnettes,
the square lenses with diamond set frames to the diamond set double sided handle, the front collet set with a diamond solitaire, with French poincons, one lens chipped and one diamond deficient.
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