Tobacco pipe, encrusted with coins, buttons, badges, shells, plaques and crests

Made:
1851-1900 in India
maker:
Unknown

Cane tobacco pipe, encrusted with coins, regimental buttons, badges, shells, plaques, crests, wooden bowl projecting from side, Indian (?), 1851-1900. Accompanied by 3 coins, 2 buttons, 1 shell and metal rod - presumably originally part of the pipe (see A100133/2).

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A100133
Materials:
bamboo, complete, glass, metal, shell, wood
type:
tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment
credit:
Evans, J.H.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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