M-Bassav Meerschaum Come-Hither-Eyes Medusa (with Case)

Product Number: 004-653-0005

In ancient myth, the Gorgons were hideous, able to turn a man to stone with a glance; in art, however, they've for centuries been lent fair faces, albeit while maintaining permanently bad hair and sometimes not-entirely-human figures. I suppose the idea is to create a more captivating work, as well as suggest a reason why one would be tempted to even try and steal a glance at Medusa or one of her sisters. In the case of this M-Bassav carving, Medusa, the youngest, lone mortal, and most famous of the Gorgon Three is rendered in a particularly comely style, especially in the enigmatic expression of her ey

- Eric N. Squires (1979-2014), Calcified under Mysterious Circumstances


 




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Nomenclature & Condition

STAMPING:
M-BASSAV

Condition:
4.8/5 Starting to color.

Measurements & Other Details

 Length: 6.50 in./165.10 mm. Weight: 2.50 oz./70.87 g.
 Bowl Height: 2.66 in./67.56 mm. Chamber Depth: 1.99 in./50.55 mm.
 Chamber Diameter: 0.84 in./21.34 mm. Outside Diameter: 1.80 in./45.72 mm.
 Stem Material: Acrylic Filter: None
 Shape: Freehand Finish: Carved
 Material: Meerschaum Country: Turkey


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