18th century shoe scraper - Frederic Mistral 10¾"

SKU: 16436

This fabulous Louis XVI cast iron shoe scraper dates from the late eighteenth century.  Note, how after centuries of use, it has worn down in the middle. It was sourced from one of Frederic Mistral's residences in Provence. 

Joseph Étienne Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914) was a prominent French writer celebrated for his work in Occitan literature. His 1904 Nobel Prize recognized his poetic originality and cultural contributions, reflecting the essence of his people. Mistral's involvement with Félibrige and the Académie de Marseille left a lasting linguistic and literary legacy.

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 10¾" high x 11" wide. Height that would be exposed once installed
Approx. overall 27cm high x 28cm wide. Height that would be exposed once installed 19cm

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