Asian Art - Ice Skates, Japan

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Ice skates
Japan
Wood, iron, cotton
12.5" (31.8 cm) blade length by 4" (10 cm) high by 8.5" (21.5 cm) shoe length
Early 20th century

These geta sandal ice skates almost seem like a fantasy, but they were worn with waterproof tabi socks for warmth.
#9726

$425
 


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