Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • United States
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, metal, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11.5 x 3.5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1134

Catlinite pipe bowl with a circular cross section, except for the proximal end which is octagonal. The decorations are of a silver colored metal. There is a band of silver on each end, with two "double fish-hooks" on the distal end and tobacco bowl. The proximal end has stars on either side, a heart, and a half circle on the top.