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Two Continental Carved Meerschaum Pipes

Auction:
2183
Lot:
924
Sold for:
$646$550

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Continental Carved Meerschaum Pipes, late 19th century, one carved all over with scenes of Bacchic revelry, lg. 6 1/4, and the other carved with allegorical beasts, and set with cabochon turquoise colored, faceted red, and a coral colored stone, lg. 6 1/2, sold together with a wood and silvered metal, chain hung stem, lg. 10 3/4 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from a Northeastern Institution.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

silvered metal, Northeastern Institution, Coral, Gemstones, Meerschaum, Pipe smoking, Turquoise