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    A Large Meerschaum Bucolic Pipe with Amber Lid, late 19th century
    8-1/2 inches long (21.6 cm)

    The pipe with carved reclining woman to the shank, and a trio of Apulian musicians to the bowl, surmounted by a domed amber lid with metal mounts.


    Condition Report*: Attractive amber-like patina to the pipe bowl, small missing flake to the tree on which the woman is reclining, deep tobacco chamber, minor crazing and wear to the amber stem, otherwise with wear indicative of age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    19th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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