RARE MUSEUM QUALITY EARLY 17th C. FLEMISH STAINED GLASS WINDOW SINGLE PANEL On this panel is depicted a gentleman Possibly in a Tavern. Holding in his right hand an early white clay pipe. He is most definitely well to do wearing his beautifully detailed finery. "GENT SMOKING A CLAY PIPE".
Condition is EXCELLENT, which is remarkable when one considers its age of 400 years. It will be very well packed. About the deveopments and styles of pipes.
By the early part of the 17th century, the clay tobacco pipe industry began to develop in many local centres throughout Britain and in many parts of the Netherlands. These early pipes typically had a short stem with a large bore diameter and a small "acorn" shaped, rouletted bowl that angled away from the smoker.A FURTHER NOTE: Entire Arched Window also Available - Please Enquire as to Price. The MAGNIFICENT NON ECUMINICAL 500 YEAR OLD WINDOW is comprised of an Arch decorated with BIRDS and below this Arch are BORDERS of HERALDIC SHIELDS & TOWNSFOLK AT BOTH WORK & PLAY. UNIQUE AND RARE especially as it is NON RELIGIOUS IN DESIGN. This period of STAINED GLASS WORK - early 17th c. Is considered by Experts To Be the ZENITH of this sublime art form. It is FULLY DOCUMENTED & has been carefully stored, since 1932. On sale here is one SINGLE PANEL - of "GENT SMOKING A CLAY PIPE". Please contact me with any questions. The item "RARE MUSEUM QUALITY EARLY 17th C. FLEMISH STAINED GLASS WINDOW PANELMan w Pipe" is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Stained Glass Windows". The seller is "bambusa4all" and is located in Miami Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.