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Ceramic sculpture 'Shoe' by Vojislava Citakovic

Sculpture, 'Shoe', stoneware, made by Vojislava Citakovic, Serbia, 2001

An elongated women's high heeled shoe with closed toe, no ankle strap, chunky spike heel, in hand-modelled stoneware painted with metallic oxides mixed with translucent glaze in three colours: dark blue, yellow/orange and white; unpainted buff interior. Long and pointy toe part painted in blue, with five horizontal straps each in a different colour attached to both sides of the thin sole to hold middle part of foot in place; the pointed back at the heel extends down into the gently tapering high heel in yellow/orange. Prominent blisters (some open) within the glaze on toe and straps.
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