Pipe and Case

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12745

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

Descriptive Terms

pipes (smoking equipment)
cases (containers)
accessories
composition (material)
lacquering
leather
molding (forming)
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Leather
Velvet
Satin
Composition
Molded
Man
Lacquered
PIPE AND CASE

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.1848A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1.938 x 2.25 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1848AB