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Art Deco Silver Plate Riding Boot Figural Jigger

Art Deco Silver Plate Riding Boot Figural Jigger

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Plate: Pre 1940: Item # 1225285
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A distinctive and very uncommon Art Deco figural jigger in the form of an English riding boot (variously called a jockey, field or paddock boot). The details of the design such as the pull straps and seams are picked out in a raised design. The jigger is silver plated and is extremely heavy for its size, indicating that its made of a high quality white bronze rather than a simple base metal. The boot's sole is marked "Made In England/Silver Plated/Approx 1-1/2 oz"

Origin: England, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent, extremely minor wear to plating. Size: 3-7/16" tall; 2-3/4" toe to heel.