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H8759 Opera glasses and case, 'The Universal, Sydney', mother-of-pearl / metal / leather / textiles / wood, maker unidentified, possibly Australia, date unknown. Click to enlarge.

Mother of pearl opera glasses and leather case

Possibly made
1 pair of opera glasses covered in strips of mother of pearl marked "The Universal, Sydney", in battered leather case. (SB).

Summary

Object No.

H8759

Object Statement

Opera glasses and case, 'The Universal, Sydney', mother-of-pearl / metal / leather / textiles / wood, maker unidentified, possibly Australia, date unknown

Physical Description

1 pair of opera glasses covered in strips of mother of pearl marked "The Universal, Sydney", in battered leather case. (SB).

Marks

Marks present

Production

Possibly made

Source

Credit Line

Gift of G L Allpress, 1970

Acquisition Date

10 August 1970

Cite this Object

Harvard

Mother of pearl opera glasses and leather case 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/253357>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/253357 |title=Mother of pearl opera glasses and leather case |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=17 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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