ANTIQUE ENGLISH GOLD DOUBLE SNAKE QUIZZING GLASS c1800
An antique English very heavily gold cased quizzer / magnifying glass; the frame finely modelled as two coiled snakes, and set with a gentle magnifying lens.
Distinctive, collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Some detail loss & gold wear commensurate with age and use. A faint scratches to lens.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 70 mm long overall, lens 34 x 28 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 12.6 grams.