Tobacco pipe in case with tonkotsu attached

Made:
1850-1910 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Japanese tobacco pipe in elaborately carved wooden case, with enormous tonkotsu ( resembling giant netsuke) attached, Japanese, 1850-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A35609
Materials:
brass, complete, ivory, metal and wood
Measurements:
case: 340 mm x 31 mm,
tonkotsu: 35 mm, 129 mm,
pipe, max: 120 mm,
pipe, est: 235 mm
type:
tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment
credit:
Glendining