pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking); pipe bowl (pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking))

Meerschaum pipe for five smokers in the form of a troika. An elaborately carved object depicting a Russian sleigh party attacked by wolves. There are three horses, five human figures and five wolves, one of which has become detached. The base has also become detached. There are five holes where five separate tubes would have been attached. There is also a pipe bowl made of bone, with wolves carved into the surface. There is also a pipe made of leather. Label: one yellow exhibition label, printed.

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