Wood, paper, cloth, Bakelite
7 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.
A boxed pipe set in a wood box covered with faux burl-wood pattern paper with metal hinges and a metal clasp. The inside lid is padded white cloth with a diamond shaped embossed gold foil label that reads "Majestic Brand/ Genuine French/ Rustique Briar/ Price $15.-". The inside bottom is camel colored cloth with fitted compartments for two pipes, a cigar and a cigarette holder. One whole pipe with a rough textured briar wood bowl and two deep red Bakelite mouthpieces, one large for holding cigars and one narrow for holding cigarettes, are still present in the box. All three mouthpieces are engraved "Czechoslovakia", and the bowl is marked in gold "Real Briar Made in France".
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.