Box for shoes made from Wengé wood. The upper part is divided into three smaller covers; the center one is made of non-slip rubber to allow the shoes to be put on in case of cleaning or polishing them. The two sides cover two compartments divided by a removable tray. A very functional and of high quality object perfect for anyone who wants to take care of one’s shoes.
Box made from Wengé wood
4 pots of shoe cream in different colours: black, brown and neutral
Shoelaces of different colours: black and brown
1 leather shoehorn
1 big polishing brush with ebony handle
1 short polishing brush with ebony handle
1 polish cloth
Made in Italy
Lenghth: 35,5 cm
Height: 15 cm
Width: 25 cm
Non slipper rubber
In the years after World War II, the poor boys in Naples used to shine soldiers’ shoes thus changing the English name ‘shoe-shine’ to the napolitan sciuscià. The term had great success and spread all over Italy. Nowadays nobody talks about sciuscià but it remains a heritage of Italian culture.