pipe case

Pipe case. Long, flat rectangular piece of wood, with a central hole at one end and two smaller holes at either edge of the other end. The end with the central hole curves upwards slightly. One side is decorated with carved designs. Other side is hollowed out to hold a pipe and has a Japanese symbol carved into it.

Label: Handwritten red Church Missionary Society label.

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