A wonderful antique stanhope, in the form of a bottle pipe.
Dates from Edwardian period.
Made from treen, a souvenir from Jerusalem.
To the top of the lid is a glass magnifier, which when unscrewed from base and viewed, displays a period photo of a full frontal naked lady, in a kneeling position, holding a book, with her long black hair cascading around her shoulders.
The two halves of the pipe unscrew (as shown in photos); I believe at one time there would have been a small metal bowl to the interior (to place in base of bottle and enable use as a pipe).....this is now missing.
However, I don't think anyone would actually want to use this fascinating piece as a pipe these days, so no matter!!
Measurements: 5.25" long.
In good antique condition.
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