Seeking This Pipe from "Joe Versus The Volcano"

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fathead

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In the 1990 film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges portrayed an industrialist named Graynamore. In a scene in the apartment of Joe, portrayed by a very young Tom Hanks, we pulls a Meerschaum pipe from his jacket pocket in the image of a woman, a sailing ship's figurehead. I am seriously looking for such a pipe!
This rather lengthy link goes to the only picture I can find of a screen cap of Lloyd and the pipe:
https://www.google.com/search?q=lloyd+bridges+joe+vs+the+volcano&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjb8_6o5aHeAhVM61MKHZiIBhIQ_AUIDigB&biw=1525&bih=722#imgrc=kfKBYvYb1OIzaM:

 

cosmicfolklore

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You can contact one of those Turkish Meerschaum companies, and they will carve it for you. They don't really run all of those meer designs as large scale production runs, so you may not find that exact pipe new.
What about that pipe attracts you? Does it have to be exact? If you just enjoy "the hunt" you can scan through ebay.

 

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They're not exactly rare and show up fairly consistently on eBay. It's easy enough to do a meerschaum search.
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313.TR11.TRC1.A0.H0.Xmeerschaum+-+pipes.TRS0&_nkw=meerschaum+-+pipes&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_odkw=-+pipes
I recommend looking for an older pipe as the carving on the newer stuff I've seen is pretty awful.

 

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This was a common Turkish carving. Yes, search on eBay for: vintage ___ meerschaum. Three words. In that space, try: lady, woman, mermaid, figurehead. You might throw in: nude, naked. You'll find them. They're often not very well-carved, with nightmarish or cartoonish faces and breasts which look like Madonna's infamous conical bra. But they're out there, and sooner or later you'll find the right one for you.

 

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Here it is https://www.meerschaummarket.com/giant-mermaid-hand-carved-block-meerschaum-pipe-by-i-baglan-in-chest-case-6572/


 
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