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Lorraine Glass

Auction:
2314
Lot:
715
Sold for:
$235$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Lorraine Glass, France, 19th century, with 4 x 5-inch darkened glass mirror, in velvet-lined leather-covered folding case with brass clasps and loop, wd. 6 in.

Note: Named after French painter Claude Lorriane, this optical device was designed to add a sense of shadowy depth to images, reminiscent of Lorraine landscapes.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Lorraine Glass, France, optical device, Claude Lorriane, Glass, Mirror