Lot 66
  • 66

A group of 10 parasols, late 19th century – early 20th century 

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
Sold
4,375 GBP
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Description

  • A group of 10 parasols, late 19th century – early 20th century 
comprising: a silk and lace parasol with  jewelled pink gold textured handle, maker's mark EK probably for Erik Kollin, St Petersburg, circa 1890, with protective cover, 91cm., 35 7/8 in. long ; a silver-mounted brown silk parasol, retailed by Brigg, the silver handle, Charles Dumesnil Ltd, London, 1889, formed as a fish with green glass inlaid eyes concealing a scent spray mechanism, the collar engraved: V from Louise & MacDuff, bamboo handle, 97cm., 38 1/7 in. long ; a pink silk parasol, Ben Cox & Sons, with simulated tortoiseshell shaft, handle and ferrule ; four black parasols, one with a lapis lazuli and gilt-metal handle, 90cm., 35 ½ in. long, one applied with Battenberg lace, the handle carved to simulate a horse chestnut and its husk, with protective cover, 94.5cm., 37 ¼ in long ; one with tortoiseshell ferrule with gilt-metal handle and horn mount, 96cm., 37 ¾ in long ; one applied with black lace, with simulated rattan handle,  93cm., 36¼in long ; three cream parasols with bamboo handle, one, 91cm., 35 7/8 in ; one ‘Paragon’, made by S. Fox & Co Ltd, with bamboo handle and gilt-metal mounts, 100cm., 40in long ; one with bamboo handle, lined with navy silk, 90.5cm., 35 ½ in. long, in a leather case with metal plaque engraved ‘H.R.H. Princess Victoria’ 
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