Galerie Delalande Paris

Impressive smoking set offered to Henri of Bourbon, Duke of Bordeaux, Earl of Chambord, legitimist pretender to the throne of France as “Henri V”, by his supporters at the occasion of his wedding anniversary.

The case containing a pipe, a tobacco box and tools, in meerschaum, amber, ivory, silver and iron to the Arms of France.

The box cover shows a painting of the couple at his wedding ceremony in 1846 with the Princess of Modena.

It wears inside the inscription “la chambre nuptiale” together with a photo of his portrait.

France circa 1850.




Also discover many more meerschaum pipes in the dedicated section of our French website : « Pipes en écume de mer » and "Fume-cigares en écume de mer".