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Tissot French Enameled Opera Glasses

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$720$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Tissot French Enameled Opera Glasses, 33 Ave. de L'Opera, Paris, the blue ground decorated with raised putti at various pursuits, with mother-of-pearl accents, wd. 4 in.
Estimate $400-600

1/2 in. crack to enamel at center back of handle. Scattered minor loss to gilding on enamel. One screw to handle joint likely replaced, resulting in a poor fit. Turning knob is functional and lens do focus.

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Paris, Le Locle, Tissot

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