Pipe Head and Case

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12738

Description

A) Celluloid pipe bowl in the shape of a man's head with a beard, and wearing a hat (pirate?). There is a hole at the top of his head for tobacco. The projection at the back has a hole to attach the stem. B) The hinged leather case conforms to the shape of the pipe bowl and has a curved area for the stem. It is lined with blue and grey fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pipes (smoking equipment)
cases (containers)
accessories
celluloid (cellulosic)
cloth
leather
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Leather
Celluloid
Man
Head
Synthetic Fabric
PIPE AND CASE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.1842A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.375 x 3.125 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1842AB