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Pipe and Case

1971.1848AB (RS118439)

Description

Pipe bowl lacquered and molded in the shape of and Arab's head. Front shows the face, beard and moustache, and wearing a turban. Stem tapers back to a point. Circular hold for tobacco at the top of its head. The conforming hinged case is black leather. Inside has red velvet and a blue satin lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
composition (material)
lacquering
leather
molding (forming)
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
cases (containers)
Composition
composition (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Lacquered
lacquering
leather
Leather
Man
men (male humans)
Molded
molding (forming)
PIPE AND CASE
pipes (smoking equipment)
Satin
satin
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1.938 x 2.25 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1848AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12745

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