Vintage Large Signed Sms Thick Block Meerschaum Detailed Palm Leaves Case Vgc For Sale
Forsaleis a VintageSMS Signed by the Artist LargeBlock MeerschaumDetailed FullyCarvedPipe withHuge 3 Dimensional Palm Leaves emanating from a Large Flower on the bottom of the Pipe.This is really anextra special carved pipe, theleaves are huge with layers of detail: a trulyartistically stunning pipe. The beauty continues up the shank in 3 Dimensional Detail and down the front of the shank as well. TheCarver has signed this wonderful pipe on the shank "Ali Selver".There is a flower with many petals carved on thebottom of thepipe, adding to the already special beauty of this pipe. The deep honey amber colored patina captures the final effect to make this a trulyWONDERFUL PIPE. ThisGorgeous pipe is in excellent used condition. The acrylicdark ambercoloredsemibent stemfits snugglyand is in very good condition. A pipe cleaner passes easily thru the pipe shank into the bowl and thru the stem.The pipe comes with a fitted Black Leather Fitted Casewithgoldvelvet lining with a sticker stating "SMS HANDCRAVED BLOCK MEERSCHAUM TURKEY."
The latchcloses very tightly andthe outside of the case is invery good condition.Large pipe - Pipe Measures:6" in length end to end, bowl is2" high, bowl chamber is 7/8" wide.
is a very rare mineral, a kind of hard white clay. Light and porous structure
of the pipe keeps the smoke cool and soft. The pipe itself is a natural filter
which absorbs the nicotine. Because of this peculiarity, meerschaum pipes
slowly change their colors to different tones of gold and dark brown. This adds
an esthetic enjoyment to its great smoking pleasure. The longer a pipe is
smoked the more valuable it becomes due to the color change. Today many old and
rare meerschaums have found a permanent place in museums and private
Unlike briar, meerschaum does not burn. Meerschaum pipes do
not need pre-smoking to have a good quality performance. You can get perfect
satisfaction with the very first smoking. Each pipe is a hand crafted art of
the masters." Pipedia, 2013
I am not an expert, I justenjoy pipes. I do my best to describe each pipe as accurately as possible. I take lots of pictures from lots of angles. Please see the pics for details as they are part of the description, you can magnify them and see up close. If you can't see everything you want, I will be happy to send you more pics. If you want more details please ask questions. As a Thank you for your purchase, I am also enclosingtwoCollective Match Books that were collected in the 1950sthru 1990s.
I combine shipping to save when you buy multiple items. I also ship to Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan,and I prefer priority flat rate shipping for international shipping. I will ship within1 day of receiving cleared payment, which is due within 5 days from close of sale. I accept only Paypal. Thanks for looking!
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Vintage Large Signed Sms Thick Block Meerschaum Detailed Palm Leaves Case Vgc: $175