A Paragon S Fox lady’s umbrella with carved English Setter painted handle, attributable to August Czilinsky.
A Paragon S Fox lady’s umbrella modelled with a carved and painted English Setter handle on Nilgiri cane attributable to the Czilinsky family. The dog wears a gold collar and its eyes double glass inlaid. Labelled to the frame “Paragon S Fox & Co Limited”. The 18 carat gold feral marked “V&S” English. August Czilinsky and his two brothers, (Emil and Ferdinand junior) and father, Ferdinand carved many dog headed canes for the prestigious West End London cane and umbrellas retailers Swaine & Adeney and Brigg and Paragon S Fox & Co Limited. English, circa 1940’s.
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