Antique Green Umbrella - Hallmarked Silver 1913 Collar & Duck Head Top By BRIGG
This is an antique umbrella featuring an intricately hand-made bamboo duck head handle, complete with original sharp glass eyes and furnished with a silver collar hallmarked for:
Complete with a silversmiths mark 'M.J' and makers mark for:
'Thomas Brigg & Sons, said to have been founded in 1836, were makers of umbrellas and canes in London. They merged with the London firm of Swaine & Adeney to form Swaine, Adeney, Brigg & Sons Ltd in 1943.'
The collar features an embossed initial presentation reading:
The umbrella has a wooden shaft and metal inner frame by 'S.Fox & Co Ltd - Paragon'
The inner frame holds a green nylon canopy made by:
'NYLFrance FMF Lyon'
The umbrella has a metal ferrule tip
Great item for a BRIGG collector or for use
Length - 86.5cm
Length of the duck's head front to back - 7.8cm
Diameter of the shaft under the collar - 1.2cm
Diameter of the canopy - 102cm
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