07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Fourteen Assorted Pipes and Cheroot Holders

$830$700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Fourteen Assorted Pipes and Cheroot Holders, a fitted case containing a disassembled Meerschaum pipe with hinged metal bowl and two mouthpieces, with an additional band, ht. of bowl 2 1/2; seven Meerschaum cheroot holders: one with a woman carved to top, in a fitted case, ht. 1 7/8, one of a horse, in a fitted case, ht. 2, one of goat with an inlaid bug to underside, in a fitted case, ht. 1 3/4, one of running horse, with a marked sterling silver band, ht. 2 1/4, one of running horse and dog, in a fitted case, ht. 2, one of a dog, with a sterling silver band, ht. 1 1/2, and one with pierced abstract patterns, lg. of Meerschaum 3 1/4; two Meerschaum portrait head pipes: one of a woman, with a sterling silver band, in a fitted case, ht. 1 3/4, and one of a man, in a fitted case, ht. 1 1/2; a miniature Meerschaum pipe in two pieces, with marked sterling silver band, in a fitted case, ht. 3/4; and three cigar tubes: one with engraved sterling silver band with marks for Birmingham, England, c. 1910, in a fitted case, lg. 1 3/4, one with sterling silver band with marks for Birmingham, c. 1920, and marker's mark "HBS," lg. 3, and one amber with gilded metal bands, in fitted case, lg. 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

All with usage wear and some small scattered loss and damage. Meerschaum pipe of a man in two pieces with loss to carving around bowl. Amber cigar tube with repair to metal band.

Keywords

hinged metal bowl, United Kingdom, gilded metal bands