Pipe and case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-25988

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

Descriptive Terms

pipes (smoking equipment)
accessories
amber (fossil resin)
brass (alloy)
leather
linen (material)
nickel (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Briar
Amber
Brass
Nickel
Leather
Velvet
Linen
PIPE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 x 4 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan

Accession Number

1980.435AB