19th Century Gallery Glass
19th Century Gallery Glass

19th Century Gallery Glass

c. 1850 England

Offered by Thomas Coulborn & Sons

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A large scale hand held magnifying glass. The glass lens surrounded by a moulded circular border. The separate rosewood shaped turned baluster handle attached with brass mounts.

A hand held gallery glass such as this one would have been held at arm's length to view paintings hung high up in densely-hung picture galleries or to see the titles of books on the upper shelves of a library.
Dimensions
Height 39.50 cm (15.55 inches)
Width 21.00 cm (8.27 inches)
Stock Code
6291
Medium
Rosewood and glass
Thomas Coulborn & Sons

Thomas Coulborn & Sons
Vesey Manor
64 Birmingham Road
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B72 1QP
England

+44 (0)121-354 3974
+44 (0)7941 252299
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