Sterling Silver Carved Handle Black Umbrella Owned By Ameila Amy Du Pont 38
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER CARVED HANDLE BLACK UMBRELLA OWNED BY AMEILA "AMY" DU PONT OF THE FAMED DU PONT FAMILY! 38 Tall with wooden shaft and base/end!
The handle is made of Sterling Silver, and has been ornately carved, and at its end is resembles a staff handle, or perhaps a shephard's handle. Engraved at the end of the loop of the handle is. This umbrella is in Vintage Condition, and it does show wear for its age.
There are two small holes in adjoining panels of the umbrella, please see photos. At the end of one rib is wear/tear and it appears someone tried to fix it by putting on electrical tape. There is fraying at one end of the ribs/panels. This umbrella used an attached button to tie it up, and while the button is still attached the ribbon used for the closure has frayed and broken off, so one cannot tie it up as originally designed. There is also wear in the inside ribbing of the umbrella.
The Sterling Silver handle does show some usual wear and does show some natural toning. This umbrella will open up fully, and it does close shut with the bottom spring/clasp.She was born on August 7, 1880, the fifth of six children born to. Eugène was the first head of the modern DuPont corporation, seeing the corporation into the 20th century. Amy's mother and namesake, Amélia Elizabeth du Pont, was also born a du Pont, granddaughter of Charles I.
(17971869), brother of Éleuthère Irénée. In his will, Eugène provided equally for his children, but the portions for Amy and her sisters were held in trust for them, while their brothers received their inheritance outright. Known as "Miss Amy", she never married. An ardent horsewoman, she was injured in a fall from a horse in 1954 that restricted her activities. She died on February 16, 1962 at age 86, following a stroke at her home in Montecito.She was buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery. STERLING SILVER CARVED HANDLE BLACK UMBRELLA OWNED BY AMEILA AMY DU PONT 38! The item "STERLING SILVER CARVED HANDLE BLACK UMBRELLA OWNED BY AMEILA AMY DU PONT 38" is in sale since Monday, June 05, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Umbrellas & Parasols".
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Black
- Owner: Amelia Amy Du Pont
- Material: Sterling Silver