Russia, St. Petersburg
Henrik Wigström workshop, Fabergé firm
Two-tone gold, diamonds, glass; presswork, chasing, enamel over guilloche
Length 14.8 cm
Marks: "H.W.", tee of St. Petersburg District Assay Office 1899-1908 with alloy number "56"; Inv. No. 4735
Gold lorgnette comprised of round folding glasses on the long handle with a ring-suspension. The lorgnette handle is covered with translucent light blue enamel over guilloche background and decorated with embossed acanthus leaves supplemented with belts rose cut diamonds on the ends. The glasses rim is decorated with the belt of light gold floral patterns. The lorgnette is enclosed in the case.