Black Bamboo and Carved Silver Kiseru

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black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique 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.

black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique kiseru

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"Hon Gin" a.k.a "Pure Silver" Kanji Stamp

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Kiseru Pipe with Leather Case

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Carvings on "Gankubi" Kiseru Pipe Bowl

black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique kiseru black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique kiseru black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique kiseru

Carvings on Kiseru Pipe Mouthpiece

black bamboo and carved silver Japanese antique kiseru