Alfred Dunhill Christmas Pipe 2017 "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" 175 of 300 pcs
This Christmas Pipe continues the 12-year theme of "The Nutcracker and the Rat King" which started in 2011 and will end in 2022.
It is inspired by the characters in the children's book "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" by German author Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann and the famous ballet "The Nutcracker" by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
This is the 7th pipe in the series and represents the “Shepherd's Dance”, a central scene of the story. The pipe is an elegant and light group 4, Pointed Bent (Quaint) shape in Shell finish with smooth edge.
It is finished with a 10mm silver bezel engraved with Shepherds' Dance. The solid silver pipe cleaner is 53 mm long and with meticulous details represents the shepherd and the shepherdess dancing among their sheep on the "musical" lawn.
The Christmas Pipe and its pipe cleaner are presented in an elegant book bound in blue and red leather with gold trim to represent the Nutcracker uniform. Each set is accompanied by its limited and numbered edition certificate. This edition is limited to just 300 pieces worldwide.