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Qing Antique Chinese carved shoe horn

Qing Antique Chinese carved shoe horn

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Horn: Pre 1900: Item # 752067

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Made from ox horn, and shaped into a perfectly balanced shoehorn, this antique Chinese folk art artifact serves in both form and function. There is a delicately carved design on the back. The handle part of the horn has eyes carved so that the piece takes the shape of an animal and there is a hole carved so that the shoehorn can be hung from a cord. I vaguely remember hearing that the Chinese inventing the shoehorn, but have not been able to verify this as historic fact.