• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 220

    AN ENGLISH ELM WATERPIPE SECTION

    CIRCA 1670

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH ELM WATERPIPE SECTION
    CIRCA 1670
    The brass inscription plaque reading 'WATER PIPE. EXCAVATED IN PICCADILLY, LONDON, IN 1898, AND ORIGINALLY LAID DOWN AS A MAIN WATER PIPE IN THE REIGN OF CHARLES II BETWEEN 1660 AND 1685.'
    23 in. (59 cm.) high


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