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Three Small Carved Meerschaum Pipes

Auction:
2135
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

Three Small Carved Meerschaum Pipes, late 19th/early 20th century, an erotic example with bust and legs of a woman, with vulcanite stem, lg. 2 in.; one carved with a reclining boy playing lute in 18th century dress, (replaced stem), in fitted case, lg. 6 1/4 in.; and a cheroot holder with Newfoundland-type dog standing on stem amidst foliage, amber stem, in fitted case, lg. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Newfoundland, Cheroot, Lutes, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe, Tobacco