Antique Meerschaum Smoking Pipe Civil War Soldier W/ Army Kepi Union Confederate For Sale
An exceptional 19th century carved meerschaum pipe with original storage case. The detail in the carving is superb -- the man's face and stern expression are very life-like, and his pronounced nose and cocked kepi only add to the dramatic appearance. Take note of the tiny gap between thehat's visor and the gentleman's forehead-- these are the little details that really set apart the workof a master carver.
Please note that the very tip of the mouthpiece has been broken. The meerschaum itself shows no damage other than some superficial scratches and signs of being smoked. One of the hinges on the case isdetached.
Without question, one of the nicest meerschaums we've handled.
Measures 6" long x 2.25" high x 1.25" deep.
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