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Late 19th Century
Size : 26.5 cm high, 15 cm wide – 10½ ins high, 6 ins wide
Amongst smokers pipes were used as indicators of social status and in general men’s pipes had broader bowls which held more tobacco whilst women’s pipes had a smaller capacity. Smoking was an important communal activity, and a lit pipe would be shared within a group with each member having their own removable mouth piece.
|Height||26.50 cm||(10.43 inches)|
|Width||15.00 cm||(5.91 inches)|