Pipe Bowl, ca. 1870

  • Sioux, Native American

Catlinite

  • Framed: Overall: 4 × 8 1/4 × 1 1/4 inches (10.2 × 21 × 3.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.22

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Carving
  • Catlinite
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Bowl (object component)
  • Figure (representation)
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • South dakota
  • Head (animal or human component)
  • Buffalo
  • Pipe bowl

Provenance

Louise Stegner (Omaha, Nebraska, USA); 1942; 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

Sioux, Native American, Pipe Bowl, ca. 1870, catlinite. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.22.