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#32AThuringian Souvenir Gusset Slipper

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This is an early German porcelain in-mold side and back gusset slipper with an applied flower and slip work.  It is tentatively attributed to the Ilmenau PF, Thuringia ( Wojtkowski pg 157R3.1, the small size). The vamp souvenir message is "A Present from Brighton."  The vamp has a hand applied rose colored aster with a center of glaze covered porcelain crumbs.   The ground color is a wonderful lustered lilac and ochre with gild accenting. The sole is machine stamped in gold "Made in Thuringia," gold artist "60," and impressed at left shank "9101."  Size: 4.3 x 2.3;
2.0 oz.  Condition report:  Excellent.  Item #32A, Price $25.

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       Inserted 11/9/04