High quality pair of French opera glasses of brass, gilt bronze and mother of pearl. Original leather case. Case is lined with a rust colored velvet with gold stitching as an accent. Lenses are very clean throughout and are 100 percent functional. Notched bakelite focus wheel performs well. The maker, Lemaire was widely respected for being the "Nikon" of opera glasses during the late 19th Century and into the first half of the 20th Century.