Pipe Bowl, 18th century

  • Chippewa, Native American

Stone

  • Framed: Overall: 2 5/8 × 4 × 1 inches (6.7 × 10.2 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.28

On View

  • Native American S131

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Carving
  • Stone
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Figures (representations)
  • Bowl (object component)
  • Effigy
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • Michigan
  • Pipe bowl

Provenance

possibly c. 1900 found on a farm north of Goodrich, Michigan, USA; by 1927, by descent to daughter of man who found it (Goodrich, Michigan, USA). (Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, USA); purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Chippewa, Native American, Pipe Bowl, 18th century, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.28.