A Georgian quizzing glass. Made of 9ct cased gold decorated with chasing. With a rectangular eyepiece and a swivel handle. Circa 1825. Measurements, length 2 5/8" ( 6.6 cm ), width 1 3/8" ( 3.4 cm ). Condition, Very Good. The casing has been acid tested as 9ct gold ( Gold Casing, comprising of a metal core encased in gold was a popular decorative technique in the early 19th century, and was often used on brooches and quizzing glasses ). A good quality late Georgian quizzing glass.
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