Meerschaum tobacco pipe with bowl in form of human skull

Made:
1870-1910 in France
maker:
Unknown

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Meerschaum tobacco pipe, bowl in form of human skull, supported by outstretched hand with cuff, forearm as part of the stem, amber mouthpiece (clouded, curved) probably French, possibly English or Austrian, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A653301/1
Materials:
Meerschaum and amber (fossil resin)
type:
tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust