Antique Handpainted Souvenir Lady Shoe China Snow Clog W Swallows F Ahlgrens
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Antique Handpainted Souvenir Lady Shoe China Snow Clog W Swallows F Ahlgrens:
Offered is a porcelain souvenir shoe with a handpainted scene of birds circa 1900.
The shoemeasures4 1/4" longx1" wide and2" high.
This is a heeled clog or Normandy style shoe decorated with whitesand or snow and handpainted with a scene of swallows flying and sitting on telephone lines. The painting is intricateand fine. This is not a print transfer. Gold jewels painted around the cartouche.
On the bottom is a paper stamp that reads F. AHLGRENS.This was a Swedish company that may have served as the retailer.
The shoe isin excellent antique condition with minor loss of gold and some discoloration to the white snow.