Carved Pipe

c. 1850
$186 $248 USD
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Dimensions
W: 6.25" D: 0.75" H: 1.0"
Materials
Iron
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Collection #
BTA048F
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$15

Many Chinese scholars and learned men enjoyed smoking tobacco out of finely crafted pipes like this one carved from a single piece of wood—some even composed poetry about the experience. But others argued that it was a waste of energy and money to grow a plant that couldn't be eaten. The owner of this finely crafted 19th century pipe would have disagreed.

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