ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH GOLD FRENCH JET QUIZZER / MAGNIFYING GLASS c1780
An antique English 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) quizzer / quizzing glass, the frame and knot shaped handle inset with faceted French jet stones to both sides.
A good quality & most distinctive example...so collectible & usable too!
CONDITION: Generally good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Abrasions & a few chips to stones. Old repair to handle.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 64 mm long (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 9.1 grams.