Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tetsuge Owingeh (Tesuque) maker
  • pipe, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 4.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4244

The white pipe has a human face modeled on the front of the bowl. There are large red circles with blue outlines on the cheeks and wider vertical red stripes with dark blue outlines on the rest of the bowl.