London, South Kensington
12 May 2004
A group of Staffordshire pratt-ware pipes
Three modelled as coiled serpents, including one of circular form surmounted with a human head; two mottle glazed pipes, one with a lion rampant between the stem and bowl and indistinctly marked; a pearl-ware glazed pipe modelled as a woman smoking, damages and restorations
The circular -- 8½in. (21.5cm.) long (5)
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Dunhill, A., The Pipe Book, London, 1924, plate XXVI, no 3.
Related pipes are illustrated in no.2, and attributed to the Whieldon pottery.
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