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Home     Meerschaum pipe with lion's head in original case
Meerschaum pipe with lion's head in original case

Meerschaum pipe with lion's head  in original case



Meerschaum pipe with lion's head in original case

Period: 19th century

The pipe with superb carved lion's head has an amber mouth piece that screws into the main body of the pipe. The pipe comes in its original leather covered case.

Intact and in perfect condition. Appealing orange toning.

Length pipe: 15 cm

Article code: PM 08023

Available: 0


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Meerschaum is a soft white material sometimes found floating on the Black Sea. Its chief use is for smoking pipes and cigarette holders. When smoked, Meerschaum pipes gradually change colour and old Meerschaums will turn incremental shades of yellow, orange and red from the base up.

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