Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • United States
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 3.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1080

This pipe bowl has an elbow-like corner with a longitudinal ridge with undulations. There is a larger hole for tobacco and a smaller hole for the pipe stem. The proximal end has a lip around it.