Tobacco was introduced to China in the 17th century and tobacco pipes are usually comprised of three parts; the bowl, the stem and the mouthpiece. This short tobacco pipe has a long mouthpiece that slips over the bowl’s stem and is made of “white copper”. Mounted on a contemporary wooden stand.
6″ long 3″ tall 1.25″ wide (incl. stand), Nickel alloy (white copper), China, early 20th century