Museum number:

APM 9.371

Subcollection:

clay pipes

Title:

tobacco pipe

Keyword:

head Peter Cooper

Description:

Tabakspijp van klei met figurale ketel, zonder hiel en korte oplopende steel met manchet. Ketel hoofd presidentskandidaat Peter Cooper (1791-1883) met motorbril en opgekamde baard. Ketel onderzijde twee gekruiste kranten. Ketel onderzijde ingekrast "A. PEYRAU.N.Y". Persvorm in vijf delen.

Date:

Period 1870 - 1880


Dimensions:

BowlHeight2.4 in (6.1 cm)
Width1.81 in (4.6 cm)
StemLength0.98 in (2.5 cm)
Characteristics
Pipe type stub stemmed pipe
Pipe shape figuraal
Materialpipe clay (ceramic)
Techniquehand-formed
Colourred
Traces of use gerookt
Production
ContinentNorth America
Region internationalNorth America
CountryUnited States
Region nationalNew York (state)
TownNew York
MakerA. Peyrau
Mark "A. PEYRAU.N.Y" (ingekrast, ketel oz.)
Acquisition
Year 1986
Provenance Brussel, collectie Josse Vandersteen, 1971-1986
Parijs, antiekhandel, 1971
Comments
Vgl. Byron Sudbury, Historic Clay Tobacco Pipemakers in the United States of America, Oxford, 1979, p 282, plate 27. Light red unglazed terra-cotta "pipe heads" produced by A. Peyran of New York City in the late 1800's.

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