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Antique Carved Wooden Pipe - Blackamoor with Turban lid - with original case.

Antique Carved Wooden Pipe - Blackamoor with Turban lid - with original case.
Asking price: €53withdrawn
Seller:
epwallace
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Riverstown, Sligo
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Antique Carved Wooden Pipe - Blackamoor with Turban lid - with original case.

Description

Antique Carved Wooden Pipe - Blackamoor with Turban lid - with original case.

19th century wooden pipe which is carved in the shape of a Blackamoor head with inset eyes & teeth, the Turban opens to give access to the bowl - set inside the original shaped case - there is no mouthpiece - see all images.

Condition: Very good overall condition - one eye is missing - hinge to Turban is firm - age and use related wear to inner bowl - no mouthpiece present - shiny area to the back of the head/Turban? - the case is complete with some wear - the inner thin leather lining has wear and is grubby - there are two hinges which are both present - one hinge needs very small pins or screws to fix back to one side - the catch works and the case will close when the two hinges are lined up correctly - see all images for condition.

Dimensions:
Pipe:
3 1/4" long ( end of stem to lips of head)
2" high including Turban
1 5/8" diameter Turban
1" wide below nose & 1/2" at chin.
7/8" inner bowl
Case:
6" long x 2 1/2" high (at bowl) x 1 7/8" wide (at bowl)

A detailed and highly collectable carved pipe with the unusual feature of a lid which with the original case will be a great addition to any collection of pipes.

Tracked delivery included in price.

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