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    Sale 5441

    La Strada Romana - Works of Art from a Private Roman Collection

    14 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 241

    A French clay pipe head

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A French clay pipe head
    19th Century
    Modelled as a helmeted knight
    1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long
    Together with a group of meerschaum pipes: a monk, circa 1860, in case -- 4¼ in. (11 cm.); a meerschaum pipe with lion head, circa 1860, in case -- 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.); a meerschaum pipe with cherub head, in case -- 6¾ in. (17 cm.); a meerschaum pipe with people at water pump, circa 1860, in case -- 8¼ in. (21 cm.); a meerschaum pipe with Diana and a hound, circa 1860, in case -- 6¼ in. (16 cm.); and a clay pipe (7)


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