Pipe Tamper, ca. 1885

  • Sioux, Native American

Wood

  • Framed: Overall: 3/8 × 14 5/8 × 1 1/2 inches (1 × 37.1 × 3.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.781

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Carving
  • Wood
  • Pipe stopper
  • South dakota

Provenance

(Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, USA); purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Sioux, Native American, Pipe Tamper, ca. 1885, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.781.