Museum number:

APM 11.496

Subcollection:

ethnographic pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

concentric rings on bowl

Description:

Tabakspijp van aardewerk met hoge trechtervorm ketel met enkele fijne concentrische ringen om de buik, oplopende steel. Ketel onderzijde schuin afgesneden met vier parels. Steel vier parels.

Date:

Period 1800 - 1900


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.01 in (5.1 cm)
Width1.46 in (3.7 cm)
StemLength1.38 in (3.5 cm)
Weight28 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type stub stemmed pipe
Pipe shape trechtervorm
Materialpottery (ceramic)
Techniquehand-formed
Colouryellow-brown
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentAfrica
Region internationalWest Africa
CountryNigeria (?)
Acquisition
Year 1990
Provenance Ghana, Kumasi, S. Fofane, handelaar
Ghana, locale handel, 1990
Literature
Don Duco, Tabakspijpen uit het Ashanti-gebied. Amsterdam, 2001. afb 13ab. Dit exemplaar.

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