Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

pipe bowl
  • United States
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 2.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 1 x 2 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1125

The pipe bowl is square in cross section, with a 45 degree jointed appearance. The tobacco bowl has incised flowers on either side and the portion that attaches to the stem has an incised row of overlapping semicircles.