Folk Art Military / Masonic Pipe
FOLK ART -Army - Ft.McHenry Baltimore
Wood Pipe-Flag, Masonic This old, wood carved, FOLK ART military pipe was part
of the Boleslaw Mastai collection. Boleslaw and Marie-Louise Mastai are
authors of the book “The Stars And The Stripes -The American Flag As Art And
As History From The Birth Of The Republic To The Present”. The
pipe measures approx. 2” across the top. The carved wooden bowl is
approx. 3” long. The amber mouthpiece is approx. 2 5/8” long. The pipe
is made of deeply carved wood. It is hand carved and not commercially
made. The bowl is carved with an American flag and the Masonic Square
and Compasses. It is also carved “Major J. S. Little. MD. Fort McHenry
Hospt. Baltimore. Md. US.” This is a high quality pipe. Itt is 19th
Century. It is in good condition. The carving is fantastic!
It is certainly one of a kind. This pipe is a great example of American
A special "Thanks"
from Brother Al Lohman, a 30 year collector and 30+ year Masonic Lodge member
from Wisconsin. Al trades on eBay under the User ID "lochlohman"