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Gooseneck pipe: carved hunt scene

Object Number: 
INV.7985
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Silver, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 9.5 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: tag found inside reads: "NADELMAN/Collection/1412"; "Hungarian"
Description: 
Wooden pipe bowl carved with scene of men on horseback and on foot approaching a domed building; domed, hinged silver plated cover with scrolling latch; silver ring around stem end with short chain attached.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group