Antique French Celluloid Pierrot Parasol

A beautifully made, beyond precious circa turn of the century French pierrot (mime) themed child's parasol stamped -Fabrication Francaise- on the wooden handle, measuring 17" long, the celluloid pierrot handle measuring 3 5/8" x 1 1/2" at it's widest, 22" diameter when fully opened measured at the cloth, 24" diameter measured from the black wood tips of the metal ribs. The celluloid pierrot handle is exquisite~ detailed in the round. The muslin fabric of the parasol is no longer vibrant with what was once magnificent French dyes. It is now charmingly faded and a tad worse for wear, but delightful none the less in it's French blues and oranges and those adorable black, white & red faces. It looks delightful on display~ perhaps opened and suspended upside-down above a child's bed or a baby's cradle.

Condition is good to very good. Exquisitely made. The celluloid handle in excellent condition. Ribs or spines are strong and in place. Fabric has a hole at the tip that we recommend backing to preserve the piece; a few very small holes in the muslin and a bit of fading and darkening. Rust at the top of the slats. But to my mind, a treasure for decorator and collector alike.

International shoppers are welcome. Please email us to purchase.

Item ID: GC-1357


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Kids, Color: Blue/orange/black/white, Size: 17" L; 24" expanded; handle 3 1/2"

Antique French Celluloid Pierrot Parasol

Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol
Antique French Celluloid Pierrot  Parasol

A beautifully made, beyond precious circa turn of the century French pierrot (mime) themed child's parasol stamped -Fabrication Francaise- on the wooden handle, measuring 17" long, the celluloid pierrot handle measuring 3 5/8" x 1 1/2" at it's widest, 22" diameter when fully opened measured at the cloth, 24" diameter measured from the black wood tips of the metal ribs. The celluloid pierrot handle is exquisite~ detailed in the round. The muslin fabric of the parasol is no longer vibrant with what was once magnificent French dyes. It is now charmingly faded and a tad worse for wear, but delightful none the less in it's French blues and oranges and those adorable black, white & red faces. It looks delightful on display~ perhaps opened and suspended upside-down above a child's bed or a baby's cradle.

Condition is good to very good. Exquisitely made. The celluloid handle in excellent condition. Ribs or spines are strong and in place. Fabric has a hole at the tip that we recommend backing to preserve the piece; a few very small holes in the muslin and a bit of fading and darkening. Rust at the top of the slats. But to my mind, a treasure for decorator and collector alike.

International shoppers are welcome. Please email us to purchase.

Item ID: GC-1357


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Kids, Color: Blue/orange/black/white, Size: 17" L; 24" expanded; handle 3 1/2"

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$450 USD SOLD

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Patricia Hanten, Chicago, IL   

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