A Delicate Filigree Umbrella Holder or Wastebasket

 

This piece has 6 sections with outstanding decoration in soft metal. The details are painted in an asphaltum wash with gold highlights! I did use it as an umbrella stand but the bottom has open pierce work which allows the tips of the umbrellas to go through! I just placed the umbrellas very delicately inside. There are three small feet on the bottom of the basket!

 

Measurements: 2h.x diameter of the top -1-1/8

Circa: 19th Century

Price: $150

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