Russia, St. Petersburg
A. Ringe gold and silverware workshop
Gold, diamonds, sapphires, rubies; casting, presswok, chasing
Length 14 cm
Marks: "AR"; identification mark and tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy number "56"
Gold lorgnette comprised of round folding glasses on the long handle with ring-suspension. The top part of the lorgnette conical-shaped handle is decorated by star-shaped onlays with inserts of rose cut diamonds. Onlay gold snake decorated with rubies, sapphires and diamonds entwists the lower part. The glasses rim is smooth and free of decor.