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Cigar holder and case

Description

A) Round briar bowl w/ stem surrounded by 5 brass straps which are tightened by a ring pushed up towards bowl. Faceted amber mouthpiece which flattens toward end. In hinged maroon leather conforming case (b) lined w/ blue velvet and pink silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Material
amber (fossil resin)
brass (alloy)
leather
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Amber
amber (fossil resin)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Briar
HOLDER, CIGAR
leather
Leather
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
2.5 x 0.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.441AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
25994

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