This Christmas pipe continues the 12-year theme The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, which began in 2011 and will end in 2022. It is based the characters of 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 being the 3rd pipe in the series, it depicts Maria Stahlbaum, the young hero who owns the Nutcracker and with whom she experiences the most wondrous and exciting adventures.
The pipe is a very elegant group 4 Square Panel (4124) in Shell Briar finish. It features a Sterling Silver band intricately engraved with scrollwork and the name Maria.
The impressive pipe tamper is 65mm long and crafted from solid Sterling Silver. It depicts in great detail Maria holding her beloved Nutcracker in her arms.
The highly collectible White Spot Christmas pipes and tampers are presented in a leather-bound book held in attractive blue & red colours with gold embossing to represent the uniform of the Nutcracker. Each set is accompanied by its numbered limited edition certificate.
This edition series is strictly limited to annually only 300 pipes worldwide.