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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Pair of Shoes

last quarter of 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Pair of shoes in earthenware painted in colours. Each shoe has an irregular panel containing a landscape, one shoe with figures, a stream with a bridge, and the other with a fisherman and a river with boats, all against a yellow ground.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and techniques
Earthenware painted in colours
Brief description
Pair of shoes in earthenware painted in colours, Savy pottery factory, Marseilles, last quarter of 18th century
Physical description
Pair of shoes in earthenware painted in colours. Each shoe has an irregular panel containing a landscape, one shoe with figures, a stream with a bridge, and the other with a fisherman and a river with boats, all against a yellow ground.
Marks and inscriptions
A fleur de lys (Painted in black)
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.316&A-1916

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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