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A 19th Century Japanese kiseru

A 19th Century Japanese kiseru

Code: 10308


W: 93cm (36.6")

£250.00 Approx $315.66, €291.38

A 19th Century Japanese long kiseru, the long bamboo centre with bronzed brass bowl and mouth piece, the bowl engraved inscription


Kiseru is a Japanese smoking pipe traditionally used for smoking kizami, a fine shredded tobacco product resembling hair.  Typically the mouth piece and bowl are made of metal, with a tubular shaft of wood or bamboo stretching between.  The bowl is much smaller than that of western style pipes