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#860 German Porcelain Crackow Ankle Boot

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Circa late 1800s thin German porcelain large crackow ankle boot glazed in cerise with gild accenting. Vamp carries a large daisy head, and smaller flowers decorate the sides and rim. Small decorative loop near toe. Unmarked. Wojtkowski pg 112R2.4. Crackow is a gothic term for a long tipped shoe introduced during the reign of Richard II and named after the city of Crackow in Poland. Size 6.9 x 4.2; 5.5 oz. Condition report: Two partial thickness rim flakes and miniscule roughs and glaze skips. Gild nicely intact.   Item #860, Price $50

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       Inserted 11/9/04