Eyeglasses and Case

Object Name: 
Eyeglasses and Case

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Object Name: 
Eyeglasses and Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 6.1 cm, W: 12 cm; (b) H: 5.8 cm, W: 2 cm, L: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Janet B. Hoffman in memory of Dr. Parker Hoffman
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless lead glass, gold-colored metal; cast, ground, polished, assembled. Ovoid flat lenses, stamped gold-plated frames and bridge, bridge stamped "B. & L. 1/10 12K. G.F. FUL-VUE"; plastic nose pieces, hinges at outer edge of lenses attached to gold legs curved back, each stamped "ARCO" on inside. (b) Oval steel hinged clamshell case covered in black imitation leather and lined with black velvet.
Hoffman, Janet B., Source