19th Century blown glass magnifying loupe for a lacemaker. This rare 19th Century French magnifying loupe was used by lace-makers. From what we can decipher, the vessel was filled with water, and by candlelight the lace-maker looked through the glass to a magnified version of their lace work. Condition and wear consistent with age and use. Overall 7" diameter x 13½" high Approx.
Overall 18cm diameter x 34cm high. Gift wrapping & card writing. The finest range, available online, direct from France. Chez Pluie Provence is a French company, based in Provence, dedicated to servicing our international clients. Because we are side-by-side with the best French suppliers, we refresh our range weekly.
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Ventoux Magazine - Autumn 2017. See our customer reviews on TrustPilot, including.. We are pleased to offer gift wrapping and a personal handwritten card as part of our service. We also manage the import process on behalf of our clients. The item "19th Century blown glass magnifying loupe for a lace maker" is in sale since Saturday, April 4, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Optical". The seller is "chezpluie" and is located in Buisson. This item can be shipped worldwide.