Fig 5

Left: Gold quizzing glass. Loop and lens holder are chased with a floral design, as is the ball at the handle base. Octagonal magnifying lens beveled at edge mounted on a rigid handle. 4 ¼” long. c1820.

Right: Tiny sterling quizzing glass with delicate chased floral decoration and rectangular magnifying lens mounted on a swivel handle. 1 ¾” long. c1830.