Superb and very large magnifying glass eighteenth - body magnifying glass 17 cm diameter. Total height 27 cm - base of the foot 13.5 cm in diameter. The principle of the lacemaker's loupe, known as an embroiderer, watchmaker or shoemaker, is that of a spherical container made of blown glass that is filled with water and placed between a light source and the user.
The light is thus diffused more widely by the lamp. Very good condition see photo of the stripes on the glass. The item "old ball loupe of lacemaker glass blown art popular xixeme" is on sale since Wednesday, June 20, 2018. It is in the category "art, antiques \ objects of the nineteenth and before". The seller is "schumyphanie" and is located in / in rouen.This item can be shipped to the following country: europe.