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Meerschaum Pipe Carved with Leda and the Swan

Auction:
2135
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$294$250

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

Description:

Meerschaum Pipe Carved with Leda and the Swan, late 19th century, modeled as Leda in compromising position with Zeus disguised as a swan, with amber stem with engraved silver collar, in fitted case, lg. 6 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Greek mythology, Iconography, Leda, Leda and the Swan, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe, Swan, Zeus