Museum number:

APM 14.102a

Subcollection:

clay pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

bust of the empress Eugénie

Description:

Tabakspijp van klei met figurale ketel, zonder hiel en oplopende steel met manchet. Ketel borstbeeld keizerin Eugénie met kleine kroon, oorhangers met bloemen en gedecolletteerd. Steel links in reliëf "GAMBIER", steel rechts "A PARIS 926".

Date:

Period 1870 - 1885


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.4 in (6.1 cm)
Width1.3 in (3.3 cm)
StemLength1.18 in (3 cm)
Weight36 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type stub stemmed pipe
Pipe shape figural
Materialpipe clay (ceramic)
Techniquepress moulded
Colourwhite
Traces of use ongerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryFrance
Region nationalArdennes
TownGivet
MakerGambier
Trade number 926
Trade name Impératrice, tête moyenne
Mark JG (stempel, steel oz.)
"GAMBIER" (reliëf, steel il.)
"A PARIS 926" (reliëf, steel re.)
Acquisition
Year 1995
Provenance Luik, veilinghuis Michel Lhomme, lot 12
Luik, collectie André Joiris, <1988-1994
Literature
Don Duco, Napoleonpijpen: politiek statement of rage-item?. Amsterdam, 2013. afb. 21. Dit exemplaar.

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