Silver, ivory (possibly horn)
Overall: 5 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 in. ( 14.3 x 14 x 7.6 cm )
struck: along lip of the bowl: "J" in a shield and a fortress over "18" in an oval
Carved ivory pipe with an image of a king and his men on horseback (five figures) with a tree, smaller figures and a castle in the background; base carved with an all over scroll and leaf pattern with a skull, snake and tombstone near the mouthpiece; air tube carved out of the center; mouthpiece decorated with a scalloped silver ring; bowl capped with a crown shaped cover; hinged to allow one to pack the bowl with tobacco.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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