Dating from the 1940s, this caramel- and red-colored Bakelite pipe with Rosewood bowl and gold accent band was designed as an eye-catching smoking implement for the chic lady. Commonly found in the drawing room, this pipe was intended to be used for an after-dinner smoke. This unique piece is nicely crafted with a Rosewood pipe bowl and an opaque caramel Bakelite section below it with a contrasting translucent red Bakelite stem and mouthpiece. The coloration and gold detail make this “dresser jewelry” a unique piece. The colors are separated with a gold band upon which the initials "JR" have been stamped on the gold band. In addition, the word “Czechoslovakia” is stamped on the caramel portion of the stem.
This item makes for a wonderful accent piece or the perfect gift for the pipe enthusiast. Once a personal item, this pipe is a wonderful accent piece with a jewelry quality. This pipe makes for a fashionable and functional piece for any collector.