Tobacco pipe imitating Dutch clay pipe

Made:
1880-1920 in South Africa

Hottentot green serpentine tobacco pipe, imitating Dutch clay pipe, complete but in two parts, short tubular stem, spur, tall bowl, metal bowl cover on link chain attached to stem, Hottentot, South African, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A31486
Materials:
brass, complete, copper, serpentine
Measurements:
bowl with cover: 75 mm
bowl: 58 mm x 20 mm
stem only: 65 mm
chain, ext.: 200 mm
type:
tobacco pipe ethnography (african), smokiana (pipes), ethnography (african), smokiana (pipes), tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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