Misc. Estate: Unknown Baby's Foot with Extended Big Toe and Bakelite Stem
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27 January 2011

Misc. Estate: Unknown Baby's Foot with Extended Big Toe and Bakelite Stem

This awe-inspiring and truly magical work of art comes to us from some long forgotten box of oddities likely stashed away for decades in a hateful basement filled with dead dreams. Verily, it is a shame that this pipe, something so beautiful and magnificent, should come to us void of context and without any hint of its heritage. What nameless, faceless innocent belongs to this tiny foot? Why did the master choose to model a pipe after this particular anatomical feature instead of another? Is not a hand as noble as a foot? Have we not all marveled, at one time or another, at the proud profile of some particularly notable proboscis? So many questions come screaming from the night and like terrible cretins we are left to only empty, trivial conjecture. Every mundane conception, every time-honored conviction, every ill-fated attempt at interpretation is kicked away like wood dust by the foot of time. Breathtaking.

--Ted Swearingen




Condition: 4.25/5 Rim darkening, toe jam, and a strange odor. There are a few small scratches on the heel (literally). Note that this pipe does not come with a sock.








Posted by ted at 1:30 PM | Link | 1 comment

Re: Misc. Estate: Unknown Baby's Foot with Extended Big Toe and Bakelite Stem
Does it come with athletes feet??

Posted by Garrick on January 27, 2011 at 1:42 PM



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