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Two Carved Meerschaum Pipes

Auction:
2135
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

Two Carved Meerschaum Pipes, late 19th century, both in fitted Viennese cases, a cheroot holder carved with reclining Venus disarming Cupid, bowl ringed in ivy leaves, lg. 6 1/4, and a pipe carved as a hand holding a bowl, (the latter reputed to have been given by RK Mellon to the grounds keeper of his Ligonier, Pennsylvania, home), lg. 6 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Ligonier, Pennsylvania, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe