An 18th C. Dutch colonial boxwood and brass pipe-case.
A boxwood pipe-case. Overall length 21 cm. The fine quality boxwood with nice patina is decorated with brass and copper. The decoration of the latter on the underside of the case shows Asian influences. This suggests that this case was made in the middle of the 18th C. in one of the Dutch former colonies. The case is in good condition with some minor defects.
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