Black Bamboo and Carved Silver Kiseru
Antique Kiseru with a black bamboo shaft (rau) and pure silver mouthpiece (suikuchi) and tobacco bowl (gankubi). There are small floral pattern accent carvings and the kanji for "hon gin" (pure silver) present on both the tip and bowl. This piece is estimated to date from the late Edo period (1603-1868). More antique Japanese kiseru pipes are frequently for sale in the TOKOHAN Catalog.
- Length in Total: 16.5 cm
- Height of Ink Basin: 1.4 cm
- Length of Leather Kiseru Case: 19.6 cm