Museum number:

APM 11.484

Subcollection:

ethnographic pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

concentric lines with rough zone

Description:

Tabakspijp van aardewerk met bolle kookpotvormige ketel, smalle voet met oplopende steel en bandvormige manchet. Ketel concentrisch ingesnoerde lijnen waartussen een geruwde zone over de buik en schuine streepjes onder de verdikte filt. Voet zes verticale lobben. Filt en concentrische ringen rode engobe.

Date:

Period 1890 - 1940


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.6 in (6.6 cm)
Width1.77 in (4.5 cm)
StemLength1.57 in (4 cm)
Weight87 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type stub stemmed pipe
Pipe shape bol
Materialpottery (ceramic)
Techniquehand-formed
Colourbrownish red
Finish engobe, verf
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentAfrica
Region internationalWest Africa
CountryGhana
Acquisition
Year 1990
Provenance Ghana, Kumasi, S. Fofane, handelaar
Ghana, locale handel, 1990

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