Kaolin Pipes

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

GUSN

GUSN-30770

Description

Eight kaolin clay pipes in wooden shipping box (see1925.865). Accession book notes that the pipes had been in the box since 1835. Seven of the pipes appear unused. All seven are stamped with "W. Southorn & Co./ Broseley 9". For of the seven have green glaze at the mouth end of the stem, the other three appear to have lost some of the length of the stem at the mouth end. One of the pipes has a short, broken stem and has been heavily used. It is stained brown on exterior and it's pipe bowl is black and sooty.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pipes (smoking equipment)
kaolin
molding (forming)
Knife, Pipe
Iron
Knife, Pipe

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Brosely, England

Dimensions

24 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Curtis

Accession Number

1925.864A-H

Places

Broseley (Shropshire, England, United Kingdom)