Antique Japanese Kiseru Tobacco Pipe

$358.00

An antique Japanese smoking pipe estimated to be from the 1800s.  A similar example is held at the Britisth Museum. Made from metal and signed by the maker.

Two ornately detailed metal dragons await the smoker on the body of the pipe.  The mouthpiece and pipe end are removable for cleaning.  Pipes with larger bowls such as this were used for smoking both tobacco and opium.

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Antique Japanese Kiseru Tobacco Pipe

An antique Japanese Tobacco or Opium pipe of unknown age.  Estimated to be from the 1800s and  hand crafted in metal and signed by the maker..  A similar pipe is in the collection of the British Museum.

Two ornately detailed metal dragons await the smoker on the body of the pipe.  The mouthpiece and pipe end are also removable for cleaning.  Pipes with larger bowls such as this were used for smoking both tobacco and opium.

Approximate dimensions of the pipe are 26 cm length and 67 grams weight.

Shipping is via Australia Post and includes tracking and signature on delivery.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiseru

Similar Pipe in British Museum

Additional information

Weight.067 kg
Dimensions26 cm

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