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Lot 61049
Three Napoleonic-Themed Meerschaum and Carved Wood Pipes with Scrimshaw, late 19th century and later
Marks: (various)
6-3/8 inches high (16.2 cm) (scrimshaw)


Lot comprising cased figural meerschaum pipe of figure in bicorn hat, meerschaum pipe with bas relief of a seated Napoleon and Austrian silver mounts, French carved briarwood figurehead pipe, faux whale tooth scrimshaw of Napoleon and deck hands loading cannon.

Condition

Flaking to finish to one pipe stem, some toning, errant scratching, meerschaum pipes with burn marks to bowls, one composite pipe stem with light fleabiting at joint, with wear commensurate with age and use.  

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61049: Three Napoleonic-Themed Meerschaum and Carved Wo

Estimate $700 - $900Jun 8, 2018
Dallas, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Karen Rigdon
Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu