Collection of brass boots
A collection of six folk art brass boots chimney or mantle piece ornaments.
British circa 1880
Collection comprises of two pairs and two singles. Largest 6½” high x 6″ wide x 1½” deep / 16.6cm high x 15.2cm wide x 3.8cm deep
Boots and shoes are associated with good luck.
Further reading: Peoples Art by Emmanuel Cooper (Working class art from 1750 to the present day) Mainstream Publishing 1994