Pipe Bowl, ca. 1850

  • Eastern Sioux, Native American

Catlinite with lead inlay

  • Overall: 4 × 7 1/2 × 1 3/8 inches (10.2 × 19.1 × 3.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.220.2

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Carving
  • Inlay (process)
  • Catlinite
  • Lead
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Cylindrical
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • Pipe bowl

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) from New York dealer

1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Eastern Sioux, Native American, Pipe Bowl, ca. 1850, catlinite with lead inlay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.220.2.