Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver magnifying glass. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Figural frame in form of drapery-clad Athena, the goddess of Wisdom, standing on scroll and ribbon terminal with owl. Her outstretched arms support the circular frame encircled with scrolled frames (vacant) and more owls.
A handy and symbolically potent desk accessory. Fully marked including makers and retailers Theodore B.
Starr stamps, letter B, and no. Starr was in business in New York ca 1900-24. Dimensions: H 10 7/8 x D 5 1/4 in. The item "Gorham Magnifying Glass 6883 Antique Loupe American Sterling Silver" is in sale since Friday, August 2, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "nelson-and-nelson-antiques" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.