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#85 Meissen Blue Cornflower Mule (Pantoffel)

From the German Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen, comes this large porcelain left mule or slipper (pantoffel). Meissen made both large and small mules, and for both the right and the left feet. The mule is handpainted in blue and white flowers … Continue reading

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#1130 Pair of Dip-glazed Chalk-white Men’s Cap Toe Oxfords

  This pair of porcelain small khaki men’s 4-eyelet cap toe oxfords is made in a true right and left form. The German factory (dubbed the DGCW factory) is not known by name, but operated at the turn of the … Continue reading

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#1501 Ilmenau Porcelain Man’s Cerise Lustered Oxford

From the Ilmenau Porcelain Factory, Thuringia, Germany, is a shoe made in the early decades of the 20th century. This is a porcelain large man’s cap toe oxford for the left foot. Lowers are gold as are the lacing placket … Continue reading

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#175 Arnstadt Porcelain Air-brushed Man's Shoe

Porcelain variegated green man’s 4-eyelet cap toe, low-cut shoe. The shoe is airbrushed in shades from dark green to light olive green, and clear over-glazing occurs on all surfaces, inside and out except where glaze was wiped from the walking … Continue reading

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#1229 Man's Elfinware Cap Toe Oxford

German Elfinware. Unmarked except for “Made in Germany” millstone. This porcelain cap toe man’s oxford has an in-mold shoelace with draping laces, most of which is covered with applied flowers. The shoe was made for the right foot. It has … Continue reading

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#112B Historical GDR Martinroda & Scheidig Yellow Luster Souvenir Boot

This post WWII East German small boot is yellow lustered and has a color transfer map of Denmark “Danmark” on the vamp. There are embossed C-shaped scrolls, hobs, and a flower at the ankle, a reuse of the intricate design … Continue reading

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#1083B Porcelain White Heather Slipper

German porcelain souvenir slipper with in-mold beading. Vamp features a “Lucky White Heather” color transfer with hand enameled texturing, and the souvenir is marked for Bournemouth, England (County Dorset, costal, near the Isle of Wight). The Lucky White Heather was … Continue reading

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#405 Columbia Glass Company Blue Cat Slipper

Circa 1887 glass, blue cat slipper has an alligator design on vamp & back; sides are daisy-in-square pattern. The fur on the cat is distinct & clear. Unlike contemporary Degenhart & Boyd slippers, the sole edge extends slightly beyond the … Continue reading

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#737 Very Rare R.S. Germany T-strap Sandal

Porcelain woman’s buckled t-strap sandal made by Reinhold Schlegelmilch, Tillowitz, Germany. Sandal is impossibly thin porcelain. It is decorated with a simple hand painted gold wheat-like design on the vamp. Pale bistre enamel highlights have been added along the wheat … Continue reading

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#47 Falcon Pottery 0992 Puss in Boot

  Early 20th century pottery matte black cat-in-boot is an in-mold black cat in a man’s souvenir tie shoe for the left foot. Has five closed paired lace holes and an impressed toe band. There is a green shamrock on the … Continue reading

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