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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 50

FOUR COTTON OR SILK UMBRELLAS, 1910s-1920s

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000

1 ecru silk crepe w/ floral printed textured silk border & chiffon ruffle, lined w/ china silk, incised motif to handle, c. 1912, L 34”, diameter 26”, (won’t fully open, shattering to chiffon lining/trim); 1 resist printed cretonne in Raoul Dufy inspired rose motif in shades of deep pink, blue & black, fruitwood & faux burl handle w/ composition & wood inlay, 1920s, L 35”, diameter 30”, (can’t open fully, light scratches, tarnish to ferrule); 1 black & green silk chiffon w/ faux tortoise handle, late 191 0s, L 36”, diameter 31”, (missing ferrule & handle); 1 patterned silk w/ warp printed chine, 1910s, L 37”, diameter 29” (can’t open fully, shattering, tarnish, missing handle), (all w/ varying discoloration) all fair-very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.