Museum number:

APM 21.996

Subcollection:

porcelain pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

floral initial

Description:

Tobacco pipe made of porcelain with a stummel bowl, cylindrical heel and straight insert stem with four incisions. Bowl front handpainted in multicolour the capital letter "K" in flower buds, below the filt a surrounding wreath of ivy leaves in gold leaf. Heel around a star shape in gold leaf. Bowl internal underglaze factory brand crossed sabers. Original bronze valve cover with a deepened circle shape in the center in which star shape of five leaves, traces of gilding. Bowl inside round collector label with "SAMMLUNG DR. H. BERG" and central with pen number "303".

Date:

Period 1820 - 1830


Dimensions:

GeneralHeight3.39 in (8.6 cm)
BowlHeight3.07 in (7.8 cm)
Width1.3 in (3.3 cm)
StemLength1.38 in (3.5 cm)
Characteristics
Pipe type insert pipe
Pipe shape high oval stummel porcelain bowl
Materialporcelain (ceramic)
Techniquethrown (potters' wheel), slip cast
Colourwhite
Other materialsbronze (metal)
Finish glazuur, meerkleuren, bladgoud
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentEurope
Region internationalWestern Europe
CountryGermany
Region nationalSaxony
TownMeissen
MakerKöniglichen Sächsischen Porzellan-Manufaktur
Mark gekruiste sabels (geschilderd onderglazuur blauw, ketel inw.)
Acquisition
Year 2014
Literature
Hartmut Berg, Herrn Biedermeiers Rauchvergnügen 23. Oktober 2010. Heidelberg, 2010. p 46, lot 92. Dit exemplaar.
Don Duco, Object van de maand. Amsterdam, 2001. februari 2015, nr 165. Beknopte bespreking van dit exemplaar.
Don Duco, Stummels, twee eeuwen smaakmakend. Amsterdam, 2020. afb. 72. Dit exemplaar.

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