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Pipe cleaning tool collection

Description

Cigar box bearing label w/ written inscription "Blow Pipe Set" contains: 1. Maroon and black velvet cushion marked "A. BERTEIL...PARIS" 2. 7 pill boxes containing 1 rock each 3. small hammer 4. square block of steel 5. 4 pair of tweezers 6. tongs w/ a wooden handle 8. two cylinders of wire mesh 9. iron rectangular spike 10. porcelain crucible w/ pierced top 11. glass wand w/ wire loop 12. iron head w/ 4 shafts, oak handle 13. oval ironhead w/ 5 small blades, oak handle 14. 4-pronged flat head, turned wooden handle 15. glass tube 16. piece of iron shaped like a milk bottle 17. 3 circular pieces of iron w/ cross cut into one side 18. piece of iron shaped like a spinning top 19. iron round headed bolt 20. long thin black plastic funnel wrapped w/ green felt

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Material
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CLEANER, PIPE
Iron
iron (metal)
pipe cleaners
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
1.5 x 9.5 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.450.1-20
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
26003

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