Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Yellow Ware Match Holder and Striker in the Form of a Victorian Shoe.
Dating to the late 19th century, this beauty features a Button Shoe with Fancy Top Mounted on a Base. The matches were stored in the shoe and the matches were struck on the top of the base. Shiny Rockingham glaze. Measures 4 3/4" tall, and the base is 4" long and 2 1/2" wide.
Excellent Condition. Six small, narrow, and flat flakes on the underside edge of the base (1/8" to 1/4"). No shoe chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
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