In retrospect, the optical language of this passage brings us back to the meerschaum
penholder episode, with its photograph and the name of Colette's dog remembered and retrieved through an act of intense concentration, both mental and physical.
Ottoman pipes and a meerschaum
bowl from four London excavations.
It has heart-shaped foliage, green-veined Meerschaum
pipe-shaped flowers with brown petals, and grows vigorously in the shade.
Connoisseurs idealized two mediums of tobacco consumption: Cuban cigars and Greek meerschaum
At the local bar, he'd down Shirley Temples while puffing on a meerschaum
Started in 1973 by Don and Sally Dean, the first store was primarily a pipe and tobacco shop specializing in meerschaum
During one visit with Picasso, I had with me my meerschaum
On the card is printed: 'Any of the patterns can be made in coloured clays, calcium clays, meerschaum
days or amber-coated clay.
He took out a meerschaum
pipe, leant over and prodded his consultant in the chest.
Well," the old man answered, "I sell three things: exotic potting soils, rare breeds of poison ivy, and an assortment of hand-carved meerschaum
Surround yourself with the walking wounded, one version might go, and you will be able to carve meerschaum
pipes out of mermaids' foam.
In fact, the methodical obsessiveness of his investigation, and Fiennes's angular physiognomy conjure up the image of a demented Sherlock Holmes, puffing away on hand--rolled ciggies instead of a meerschaum