Starrs collection boosted by George Owen pieces for Royal Worcester

George Owen shoe – $28,000 (£21,875) at Sotheby's New York.

The Starrs collection at Sotheby’s featured 25 reticulated vases or decorative objects produced by George Owen for Royal Worcester, most them purchased at auction in the early 1980s.

Extracted from Antiques Trade Gazette | Anne Crane

This rare example of a shoe was the most expensive piece, doubling its estimate to take $28,000 (£21,875). Back in 1983 at Sotheby’s Belgravia this had cost them £3900.