Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Asia
  • pipe, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: China?
  • wood, metal, incising
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 47 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 1/2 x 1 x 1 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3428

The pipe has a long, skinny black stem and a silver tone metal bowl. The bowl is small, but has a sleeve-like portion that fits over the distal end of the stem. There are three character-like figures on the bowl. The opposite end has a recessed band, so it may be missing a mouthpiece.