Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Mojave peoples
  • pipe, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.5 x 3.5 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 7 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4247

The ceramic pipe has a bowl that tapers from top to bottom and 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 vertical lines. The stem is deocrated with brown lines.