Pair of eyeglasses

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Object Name: 
Pair of eyeglasses
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.4.334
Dimensions: 
H: 7.5 cm, W: 11.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1910-1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Janet B. Hoffman in memory of Dr. Parker Hoffman
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, black plastic, gold-colored metal; lenses cast, ground, polished, assembled. Flat circular lenses with section ground for bifocals, rimmed with black xylonite (plastic), gold-colored metal bridge stamped "S-Q ARTSHELL," gold hinges and curved legs.
Provenance: 
Hoffman, Janet B., Source