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Meersham pipe

Description:
Meerschaum pipes first appeared in Britain about 1750 and from the 1830s were elaborately designed.  The eagle talon on the pipe bowl was a popular design and was carved from one whole piece of clay.
Materials/Media:
clay, silver, amber
Dimensions:
stem L:70mm; handle L:70mm; bowl H: 50mm; bowl Diam:25mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1987.92
Digital Number:
SRAC043a-c
Creation Date:
1830-1860
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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