SOLD: Victorian Whitby jet boot with rose gold, circa 1890


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This late 19th century boot is quintessentially Victorian.

Carved from a single piece of Whitby jet, it’s far larger than most of its type and is charming from every angle.

The rose gold top is pleasing, too.

Pieces like this are sought after by collectors of Whitby jet – fossilised wood a million years in the making that is both light and smooth, so it can be polished to a high shine.

Or perhaps you know someone who adores shoes?


• Handmade in carved Whitby jet, with nine-carat rose gold
• Approximately 36mm tall, 29.5mm wide, 10.1mm deep
• Weight is 5 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
• Note: some of the other antique jewellery is for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like information about any of it

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images.

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