Pipe Bowl, ca. 1860

  • Eastern Sioux, Native American

Catlinite with lead inlay

  • Framed: Overall: 3 1/8 × 3 3/8 × 1 inches (7.9 × 8.6 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.173

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Lozenges
  • Stripes
  • Geometric patterns
  • Inlay (process)
  • Catlinite
  • Lead
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Bowl (object component)
  • Grid (layout feature)
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • Minnesota
  • Pipe bowl

Provenance

possibly (Grass Lake, Michigan, USA). possibly Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]. acquired by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Eastern Sioux, Native American, Pipe Bowl, ca. 1860, catlinite with lead inlay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.173.