Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, bone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4 x 4 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1076

This is a pipe bowl made to resemble an animal head, possibly a bear or wolf, with bone used for the teeth and eyes.