Antique Meerschaum pipe, Chicks hatching

Regular price £239.00

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A beautiful scarce antique Meerschaum pipe.

It is expertly carved as chicks hatching from an egg, the egg held in a hand.

It is a small sized pipe with a fluted top bowl, could possibly be used as a cheroot also.

The little chicks have inset black glass eyes.

The pipe has a short amber stem which does show some wear.

It does not come with a case.

A beautiful little pipe to add to the collection with a nice and well carved subject matter.

No marks, English make late 19th century.

Good used condition overall, stem / bit does have some wear including scratches to the top and nibbles, the meerschaum is nice and bright, there is a small crack to the meerschaum on the reverse side of the pipe near the egg, shown on photos.

Approx measurements:

4.10" total length
1.5" total height

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