Museum number:

APM 16.685

Subcollection:

clay pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

head starving man

Description:

Tabakspijp van klei met figurale ketel, zonder hiel en rechte steel. Ketel hoofd hongerende man met ingevallen gelaat. Steel tussen twee verdikte concentrische banden achtzijdig stuk waarop links in reliëf "DUMERIL & C." en rechts "A.ST.OMER". Schilderemail in zwart, wit en roze. Persvorm in drie delen.

Date:

Period 1845 - 1865


Dimensions:

BowlHeight1.46 in (3.7 cm)
Width1.38 in (3.5 cm)
StemLength2.36 in (6 cm)
Weight21 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type stem pipe
Pipe shape figuraal
Materialpipe clay (ceramic)
Techniquepress moulded
Colourwhite
Finish email, drie kleuren
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryFrance
Region nationalPas-de-Calais
TownSaint-Omer
MakerFirme E. Duméril, H. Leurs et Cie
Mark "DUMERIL & C." (reliëf, steel li.)
"A.ST.OMER". (reliëf, steel re.)
Acquisition
Year 2002
Provenance Bristol, The Bristol Auction Rooms, lot 688
Bristol, W.D. & H.O. Wills pipe collection, <1920-2002

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