Overall: 4 x 3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 10.2 x 7.9 x 4.1 cm )
carved: in low relief with cypher inside medallion: "SP [or SI ]"
inscribed: in black ink inside cover: "924I [2?]/D02 [or Z]"
typed: tag found inside bowl: "NADELMAN/Collection/1399"; "Hungary"
J-shaped wooden pipe bowl carved with carved with elaborate scrolling foliate designs, banner, and inscribed oval medallion with crown on top; hinged sheet metal lid has ball finial with stylized square foliate surround and clasp; sheet metal cuff at stem end.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.