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"Napoleon's Boots" Match Holder

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All Items: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: French: Porcelain: Pre 1910: item # 1129144

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$425

"Napoleon's Boots" Match Holder
The Little Corporal's boots, reinterpreted as table-match holders, stand by his boot-jack, which serves as striker. This finely crafted porcelain fantasy, probably French, is approximately 4/12 inches tall on a plinth about 4 inches by three inches. Condition is excellent, with only minor wear to the gilding at the top of the plinth, and a small under-glaze chip at the base.


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