Stummels put in timeline
15 November 2020
In a recent article Don Duco recounts the complete history of the stummel, the famous German porcelain pipe bowl that was produced for over two centuries. It concerns the pipe bowl with an oval bowl and a short stem made of shiny white porcelain. These pipes are loved for their painting, which in its heyday was of incredible quality and refinement. The history of this article is told through more than 150 examples from our rich collection. This piece of research will answer many owners of such a pipe bowl to questions about usage, fashion and age, but it will also point out interesting technical features.