Museum number:

APM 17.285

Subcollection:

wooden pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

polished

Description:

Tabakspijp van bruyère met hoge cilindrische zogenaamde Oom Paul ketel, ronde onderzijde met oplopende insteeksteel. Tige links intaglio "BESSARD". Oorspronkelijk buffelhoornen roer met gebogen eind en lipvormig mondstuk, roer links intaglio "BILITIS".

Date:

Period 1890 - 1920


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.72 in (6.9 cm)
Width1.22 in (3.1 cm)
StemLength2.17 in (5.5 cm)
Length total4.53 in (11.5 cm)
Weight57.5 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type insert pipe
Pipe shape Oom Paul
Materialbriar (wood)
Techniquemilled
Colourbrown
Other materialsbuffalo horn (animal material)
Finish gepolijst
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryFrance
Region nationalJura
TownLons-le-Saunier
MakerClaude Bessard
Mark "BESSARD" (intaglio, tige li.)
"BILITIS" (intaglio, roer li.)
Acquisition
Year 2003
Provenance Parijs, Serpette, marché aux puces
Parijs, particulier bezit, <1990-2003

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