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Wall Ornament

1971.834B (RS117814)

Description

Three slippers with pointed toes ostensibly hanging from a bow knot, deep blue glaze with gilt design; imitation Sevres type.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Marks: impressed hatchet; ""H2O,"" remnant of printed paper label ""Grandure ____/Prix ____""
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bow
Gilded
gilding
ORNAMENT
ornaments
Porcelain
porcelain
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
soft paste porcelain
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Dimensions
6.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.834B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5528

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