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

Seven Carved Meerschaum Portrait Pipes

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


Seven Carved Meerschaum Portrait Pipes, one of a woman with roses in her hair, lg. 6; one of a jester with a pointed face and mustache, lg. 5 1/2; one of a man in a turban, with porcelain eyes and an engraved metal band, lg. 6; one of a woman in a large bonnet, with a fitted case, lg. 5; one of a man in a flat hat with a tassel, in a fitted case, lg. 6 1/2; one of a man in a feathered hat, in a fitted case, lg. 4; and one with a large bowl with a grinning man with engraved details, in a fitted case, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

All with usage wear. Man with flat hat and tassel has a small crack and loss to underside, woman with a bonnet has some loss to the details of her bonnet.


engraved metal band