Lot 500: Antique Chinese Embroidered Lotus ShoesPlatinum House
October 6, 2012
Cleveland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: China, c. 1900, comprising a pair of embroidered silk lotus shoes made for bound feet; together with a clock decoration enclosed in an embroidered silk case with tassels. Shoes (4 7/8"L) Clock decoration 16"L (top of holder to bottom of tassels) 2 1/2"D. Condition: shoes with some losses to paper lining, never worn, some creases, both items in good condition. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.