Buddha Belly Bamboo Pipe

c. 1850
$880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 4.0" D: 4.5" H: 46.25"
Materials
Bamboo
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
PPP001G
Estimated Shipping
$50

This sculptural form is actually a 19th century pipe made from a special type of bamboo that bulges between growth lines like a “Buddha's belly”. When it was made, smoking out of bamboo pipes was a popular pastime in China that some physicians also prescribed as a remedy for malaria, colds, and other disorders.

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