Oldest Surviving Pair of Glasses

The worlds' oldest surviving pair of glasses are located in the Daisenin Temple in Kyoto. They belonged to Yoshimasa Ashikaga, the eighth shogun of Muromachi shogunate. The glasses and the accompanying case are made from hand carved white ivory. The image and information is from openculture.com and is free for public use.  

Associated Place(s)

Event date:

circa. 1475