Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • Country Unknown
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–1948
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3421

The wooden pipe bowl is slightly flared at one end. The opposite end is decorated with two raised ridges flanking a wider raised ridge that has grooves carved at the opposite angle, giving the appearance of a series of raised squares. It is dark brown.