Hand Carved Mountain Goat Meerschaum Pipe (2) - Meerschaum

Description
Hand Carved Mountain Goat Meerschaum Pipe (2) - Meerschaum
Austria - Late 19th century

This is an antique meerschaum hand carved pipe featuring a mountain goat leaning against a Spruce tree and in its original case.

The mouth piece is Amber and is removable

Under the coat of arms on the lid of the leather bound case it says "BEST QUALITAT WIEN MEERSCHAUM"

A Meerschaum pipe is a smoking pipe made from the mineral sepiolite, also known as meerschaum. Meerschaum is sometimes found floating on the Black Sea and is rather suggestive of sea foam.

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Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Hand Carved Mountain Goat Meerschaum Pipe
Period
Late 19th century
Material
Meerschaum
Country of Origin
Austria
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
54×35×115 mm
Weight
30 g
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