Pipe

Object Number: 
2002.1.3631
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Clay
Dimensions: 
23 x 2 x 2 in.
Description: 
A very long yellow-brown commemorative clay smoking pipe, with a bowl shaped to resemble a man's head with a colonial-style tricorn hat. The pipe is embossed "Saint Nicholas Society/ New York", with a paper label that reads "Geodewaagens Pijp/ Gouda, Holland". The Saint Nicholas Society was founded in 1835 for "the collection and preservation of information respecting the history, settlement, manners and such other matters as may relate thereto, of the City of New York."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group