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#136 G.D. Paris Déposé Pottery Tin-glazed Slipper

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Circa 1900 pottery tin-glazed heeled slipper with in-mold cross tabs and applied vamp flower ornament. Vamp ornament is hand painted. Body of shoe is decorated with hand filled redbrown transfer outlines, and with added handpainted grasses outside the transfers. Sole is marked "G.D. Paris" (which is probably a shop name) along with "DÉPOSÉ" which is a French term that first appeared in 1900 and means "registered." Wojtkowski pg 70R3. Size 4.15 x 2.45, 3.5 oz. Condition report: Very good; glaze scuff low on toe and some gild wear.  Item #136, Price $55.

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Grandma Katies Shoe Shoppe, P.O. Box 53, Mukwonago, WI 53149
     
       Inserted 11/9/04