Antique Umbrella FRIZON 5 Av De L'Opera Gold Inlay Japonism
Up for your consideration is this vintage Japonism styling umbrella. The umbrella is stamped on a portion of the rosewood wood handle, " FRIZON 5 Av De L'Opera ". The Avenue de l'Opéra was created from 1864 to 1879 as part of Haussmann's renovation of Paris. It is situated in the center of the city, running northwest from the Louvre to the Palais Garnier, the primary opera house of Paris. The French during this time had a fascination for Japanese art which they used frequently to accent everyday objects, reflective in the making of this umbrella.The black pleated fabric on this umbrella is in excellent condition with no signs of aging i. The handle is some type of engraved metal/steel covered with a gold wash. The handle depicts fighting roosters done in the Japonism styling. The butt end of the handle has something written in Japanese, not sure what it is. There are a couple of small cracks in the rosewood handle. Nothing major just worth mentioning. The overall length of the umbrella is 37. All sales are final unless there is a error in the listing. The item "Antique Umbrella FRIZON 5 Av De L'Opera Gold Inlay Japonism" is in sale since Sunday, January 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Umbrellas & Parasols".
The seller is "i_812" and is located in Salem, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: Pre-1901 (Victorian & Older)
- Vintage Type: True Vintage
- Color: Black
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France