25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GILT-COPPER MOUNTED MEISSEN FIGURAL PIPE
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PROBABLY AFTER A MODEL BY J.G. EHDER
The bowl modelled as the head of a moustached Turk, a turban atop his head centering a ruby 'jewel', the stem as his collared shirt
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide, overall
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., p. 39, fig. 77 for his companion model.
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