07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Five Carved Pipes

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Five Carved Pipes, two carved Meerschaum pipes carved as bearded men in turbans, one with a pipe in his mouth, both lg. 5; a Meerschaum with a lion's head, lg. 5 3/4; a Meerschaum with low relief foliate carving to the bowl and an etched metal band, lg. 7 1/4; and one carved with low relief abstract designs, with hinged metal clasp to bowl decorated with a repousse foliate motif, bowl only ht. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Abstract design pipe with missing mouth piece and loss to what may have been colored glass or porcelain elements, some surface abrasions. Other pipes in good overall condition with only minor usage wear.


etched metal band, metal clasp