Museum number:

APM 15.647

Subcollection:

meerschaum pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

fluted, enamel flower rosette

Description:

Tobacco pipe made of meerschaum with high cylindrical bowl slightly flared at the bowl opening, round weighted bottom without heel and rising stem with stub. Bowl bottom in relief seven grunts, the outer knob-shaped and all springing from a raised piece under the stem. Bowl ivory white, the base red. Mounting with silver valve cover with openwork edge and six-sided top with simple engraving of flower in pearl frame, central an enamel medallion with flower bouquet, silver stub ring with concentric rings and pearl bead, locking ring. Silver hall mark on cuff (unidentified). Original amber stem with four-sided grooved base and curved flattened mouth piece. Silver double locking chain with strap around the stem.

Date:

Period 1870 - 1900


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.05 in (5.2 cm)
Width1.77 in (4.5 cm)
StemLength1.97 in (5 cm)
Length total8.86 in (22.5 cm)
Characteristics
Pipe type stub stemmed pipe
Pipe shape cylindrical
Materialblock meerschaum (stone)
Techniquecarved
Colourred-brown, ivory colour
Other materialssilver, enamel (metal), artificial amber (synthetic material)
Finish gemonteerd
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalCentral Europe
CountryAustria (?)
Acquisition
Year 1999
Provenance Hertsberge, collectie Hugo Perquy, c. 1985-1999
Parijs, Drouot, c. 1985
Comments
De kleur van de ketelbasis en steel vermoedelijk in de fabriek gemaakt.
Literature
Ruud van der Neut, Toeback & toebehoren. Baarn, 2001. foto. Dit exemplaar.
Exhibition
Amsterdam, Pijpenkabinet, permanente presentatie, voorkamer, kabinetkast, 1999-2003, zaal vitrine 5, 2003-2013.
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Pipe Museum, permanente presentatie, zaal, vitrine 5, v.a. 2013.

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