Golden Lava Flow Faturan with Multiple Colors
A Dunhill walking stick handle made from Golden Lava flow that has multiple colors in the shape of a parrot. Where the stick has protected the base the material has not oxidized and the original colours, including gold, can be seen. This particular kind of Gold Faturan that has multiple colors is mostly found in Henry Howell Walking sticks, Umbrellas and Parasols in the shape of birds/animals. Referred to as Dunhill birds in the trade as Dunhill had signed a contract to sell Henry Howell items in the 1930s. Information about these Dunhill items can be found in Ian Holdsworth book “YZ” a copy is available at the British Library. Also a great website The YZ Site where you can find all the information you need to know about Henry Howell items.