Museum number:

APM 23.176

Subcollection:

ethnographic pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

gourd decorated with cowrie

Description:

Waterpijp van kalebas met peervormig reservoir verlengd met de steel van de kalebas, de ketel van hout met cilindrische vorm en op de schouder ingezet, fles en hals ingevlochten in vezelstof en versierd met opgenaaide rijen witte kauri's, langs de basis een cirkelvormige voet van bundel grassen.

Date:

Period 1990 - 2000


Dimensions:

GeneralHeight9.06 in (23 cm)
Width5.51 in (14 cm)
BowlHeight1.46 in (3.7 cm)
Width1.18 in (3 cm)
StemLength4.92 in (12.5 cm)
Weight197 gram
Characteristics
Pipe type insert pipe
Pipe shape cilindrisch
Materialgourd (organic material)
Techniquebraided, sewn
Colourbrown
Other materialswood, fiber, cowrie (organic material)
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentAfrica
Region internationalSouthwest Africa
CountryNamibia
Acquisition
Year 2018
Comments
Herkomst: Caprivistrook.
Literature
Georges F. Vandalis, Water Pipes. Athens, 2000. p 65, links boven. Dit exemplaar.

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