Sowerby Purple Malachite Slag Glass Buckled Shoe c1887

£80.00
Stock Status: In Stock
Information

This lovely purple slag glass shoe was registered in November 1887, and was probably intended as a posy or matchstick holder. Fine marbling and colours. In excellent condition. A rare item to find, especially in such good order. Faint Sowerby peacock trademark and Registration Number 87058 on the interior base. Length 13cm (5.1in) 

A pair in flint glass can be seen here in the Victoria & Albert Museum collection.

Specifications
  • Condition:
    New
  • Weight:
    0.6kg