Tobacco pipe

Made:
1880-1925 in Netherlands
maker:
Unknown

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Clay tobacco pipe, bowl partly covered with hide and decorated with amuletic trinkets including cowrie shells, resinous cases, bead, and even a tooth-paste tube, probably Dutch with native South African embellishments, 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A2818
Materials:
clay, cowrie shell, glass, hair, hide, resin, string, tin
Measurements:
bowl, external: 49 mm,
stem: 95 mm 9 mm,
bowl, aperture: 22 mm,
bowl, height: 45 mm
type:
tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment

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