H. A. Kirby Company (American, 1897–1920)
Width x depth x length: 3 x 0.8 x 12.5 cm (1 3/16 x 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
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The lorgnette case is in the American Art Nouveau style with a stylized floral and palmette motif. The maker was one of many firms in Providence, RI making jewelry for middle class ladies.
Inside: oval plaque with 14K in a rectangle and a Maltese cross within a circle
Gift of Joe Sataloff to Jody Sataloff, 2007; Gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA, October 22, 2008.
Gift of Jody Sataloff