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Jade and Ivory Opium Pipe

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
880
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Jade and Ivory Opium Pipe, China, late 19th/early 20th century, the pipe of celadon jade, the spout of ivory carved in a circular shape, the ivory opium holder carved in good humor as a clasped hand, lg. 15 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-400

Crack lines to the ivory, loss to the ivory spout

Keywords

China, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Hardstone carving, Ivory, Jade, Korean pottery, Opium pipe, Pipe smoking, Smoking pipe

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