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Carved Meerschaum Metal Mounted Double Pipe

Auction:
2135
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$294$250

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Auction:
Sale #2135 - 2135
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Meerschaum Metal Mounted Double Pipe, late 19th century, carved all-over with quatrefoil centered diapering, with central portrait roundel of a cavalier in a helmet, stem ending in renaissance revival metal mounted grotesque mask, double lid with base opening to area for tobacco, upper lid opening to opium bowl, in fitted case, (lacking stem), lg. 4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

renaissance revival metal, Bowl, Diapering, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Smoking, Smoking pipe, Tobacco