Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Mojave maker
  • pipe, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5 x 4 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 7 5/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4246

The ceramic pipe has a bowl that tapers from the top to the bottom with a straight stem. It has a light brown field. The human face is modeled on the front side of the bowl with large eyes and a small mouth under the nose. The remainder of the bowl is decorated with brown dots and lines. The stem is decorated with brown lines.