Length: 22cm, 8.7 in
Weight: 161 grams
Height on stand: 11cm, 4.3in
Materials: silver, bamboo, bone
Period: Late 19th – early 20th century
Antique Tribal Tobacco Pipe Laos EAP17
This beautifully crafted antique tobacco pipe is made from a bamboo shaft with a ceramic smoking bowl, bone mouthpiece and detailed solid silver binding. It was fashioned by the Tai Dum, a minority hill tribe people found in Laos as well as Vietnam, Thailand, and southern China. It has been mounted on a stand for display. This is an exceptionally handsome pipe and the condition is excellent.