Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 195

Lot 195

Two African Pipes together with a Decorative Pipe, 20th century

Two African Pipes together with a Decorative Pipe, 20th century
Lot 195 Details
Two African Pipes together with a Decorative Pipe, 20th century

Pende gourd pipe with terra cotta chamber and wood shaft, Xhosa pipe, South Africa with bead covered wood shaft and chamber and a decorative brass fish form pipe.
longest length 16.75 in — 42.5 cm

Estimate $80-$100

Realised: $84
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Two African Pipes together with a Decorative Pipe, 20th century
  • Two African Pipes together with a Decorative Pipe, 20th century
Purchased Waddington's, May, 01, 2014

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LOT 195
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  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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