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Pipe and case

Description

A) Cylindrical briar bowl w/ knob carved w/ 3 leaf and scroll garlands at top of bowl; at top of knob and end of stem. Carved heraldic ornament on front of bowl. Straight faceted amber stem w/ two nickel rings between which is strung brass, bead chain. Rounded amber mouthpiece. Maroon leather case (b) w/ paper hinge and hook and eye clasp is ornamented w/ diaper pattern tooling on top and sides and marbleized paper on bottom. Lined w/ maroon velvet and linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Material
amber (fossil resin)
brass (alloy)
leather
linen (material)
nickel (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Amber
amber (fossil resin)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Briar
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Nickel
nickel (metal)
PIPE
pipes (smoking equipment)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
2.25 x 4 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.435AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
25988

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