AN IVORY OPIUM PIPE WITH PIPE BOWL
China. The pipe consisting of two ivory sections, the connection pieces made of pewter with repoussé décor in high relief and hanging chains; the mouth and finial pieces made of wood. The pewter saddle holding the meerschaum pipe bowl carved to depict a mandarin holding a large pipe.
Condition: Very good original condition with some scratches, wear and a nice patina.
Provenance: From a German private collection.
Dimensions: Length of the pipe 52 cm, Length of the pipe bowl 9 cm.