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Large Meerschaum Pipe Carved as an Eagle's Talon

Auction:
2135
Lot:
262
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Auction:
Sale #2135 - 2135
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Large Meerschaum Pipe Carved as an Eagle's Talon, early 20th century, realistically carved as an eagle's talon clutching the egg-form bowl, the amber stem carved with openwork flat leaf scrolls and applied with amber beads, (stem repair), in fitted case, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Amber, Bead, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Scroll, Smoking pipe, Talon