A beautiful Art Nouveau style sterling silver magnifying glass, possibly American antique. Handle features lady goddess figure and crossed lily flowers. 5"l x 2"w, total weight approx. In fair antique condition, displaying general wear commensurate with age/use, including a couple tiny imperfections to the glass lens, heavy tarnish and surface scratches to the sterling, and a dent to the woman's chest on one side of the handle - see pictures.
Handle is marked on both sides, on diamond between lily stems, STERLING. " Lens' sterling frame is also stamped with an unidentified maker's mark, which appears to read "VS Sterling with a snake forming the VS.
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The item "ART NOUVEAU STYLE STERLING SILVER MAGNIFYING GLASS With LADY HANDLE, MARKED" is in sale since Monday, October 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "whiteroomauction" and is located in Boonton, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Style: Art Nouveau
Type: Magnifying Glass