Charles 2nd Pipe tamper c.1650.

Code: 10386     Dimensions:H 6.3cm (2.5")

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A fine and detailed English mid 17th century Bronze or iron Figural Pipe stopper of King Charles 2nd. 

This example has a nice greenish hint of natures gilding as it lost in the earth or water at some stage in its life.

There is a similar example Alastair Leslie's book  "300 years of  Tobacco Stoppers" published 2012.  Page 11, Plate 7.

Charles 2nd Pipe tamper c.1650.
  • Charles 2nd Pipe tamper c.1650. - picture 1
  • Charles 2nd Pipe tamper c.1650. - picture 2
  • Charles 2nd Pipe tamper c.1650. - picture 3
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