Chinese Carved Parasol Handle

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An exquisite piece that once decorated a lady's parasol. The delicate carving, showing a figure of a lady, reveals every fold and pattern of the figure's clothing. A parasol was an important status symbol, as a protector against the heat of the sun, and an ornamental one such as this was all the more special. A one of a kind piece.

Date Approx: 1890

Size Approx.: H 9 x L 2 x D 3.2 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg

Medium: Cow bone

Condition: Good