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Pipe bowl

Object Number: 
INV.8453
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Meerschaum, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
incised: below figure: "VIVE L'EMPEREUR/NAPOLEON/Bruxelles 1810" printed: paper label affixed to bowl: "80"
Description: 
Ovoid meerschaum pipe bowl with incised image of Napoleon with sword and trumpet and inscription beneath, "Vive L'empereur Napoleon, Bruxelles, 1810"; stem extends downward at a slight angle; hinged metal lid with incised, cross-hatched band.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group