Museum number:

APM 10.316

Subcollection:

excavated pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

cloverleaf, "HET VERGULDE KLAVERBLAD" (the gilded clover leaf)

Description:

Tabakspijp van klei met doetelvorm ketel, zonder hiel en rechte steel. Ketel weerszijden in reliëf klaverblad met langs de onderzijde in de rondte "HET VERGULDE KLAVERBLAD", ketelnaden gladde kam, ketel onderzijde in reliëf een vingerblad, steel links in schild met parellijst "GEBRS. SCHILD" en rechts in zelfde lijst "(R)OTTERDAM", steelaanzet driehoek van schelpjes.

Date:

Period 1870 - 1890


Dimensions:

BowlHeight1.77 in (4.5 cm)
Width1.26 in (3.2 cm)
StemLength2.17 in (5.5 cm)
Characteristics
Pipe type stem pipe
Pipe shape doetelvorm
Materialpipe clay (ceramic)
Techniquepress moulded
Colourwhite
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryThe Netherlands
Region nationalSouth Holland
TownGouda
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryThe Netherlands
Region nationalSouth Holland
TownRotterdam
Maker #1Gebrs. Schild (tobacco manufacturer)
Acquisition
Year 1973
Excavation site Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amstel, bagger, 1973

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