February 04, 2022 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Carved Wood Pipe and Holder with Turtle Shell Snuff Box

Japanese, 19th century, comprising: carved wood pipe with metal end and collar, 7-5/8 in.; carved corkscrew form fitted pipe holder, 8 in.; drawstring attached turtle shell snuff box with carved wood lid and large agate ojime, 2-1/2 x 4-1/4 x 2-1/4 in.

Note: From a private collection representing 18th and 19th century tea caddies and boxes of various designs from America, Britain, Asia and Europe.

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Provenance:Private Collection, Colorado


pipe with crack and separation along length, some discoloration to metal elements; old chip and loss to back of snuff box

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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