It is 9 inches long including the vulcanite stem.
Using a snail shell, a clever craftsman of 100 years ago created this unusual pipe. The shell is polished and lined with plaster or clay. A long, removable plug bit is applied to the back of the shell bowl. Now a curiosity, these pipes were sold in seaside towns in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It looks like something from a fantasy tale. It is 9 inches long including the vulcanite stem.