Spectacle case, circa 1890

Spectacle case, circa 1890

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Caption: Silver chatelaine spectacle case with floral decoration. This would have been worn on the wearer's waistband or belt. Spectacles are believed to have been invented in their early forms as early as the 13th century in Italy. This piece is English and dates from around 1890.

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