Meerschaum pipe, 8.5 in. long (including the 3.375 in. stem), 2.75 in. width, 3.25 in. height. The expertly carved pipe features the bowl at center, surrounded by a dramatic representation of a male and female slave seemingly escaping and being chased by vicious dogs. The original patina emphasizes the painful expressions of the black male holding a broken chain and axe while the female is guardedly bending down close behind him.
Consignor relates that the pipe has been stored in a padded box for over 50 years and was touched only to be inspected and wiped with a dry cloth. The cherry amber stem is in excellent shape. Bowl and carved details in very fine condition.
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