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Pipe: gooseneck with hunting scene

Object Number: 
INV.8385
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 x 2 in. ( 10.8 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: paper tag found inside bowl reads " NADELMAN/Collection/1401"; "Hungarian"
Description: 
J-shaped wooden pipe bowl carved with kneeling man aiming rifle and two dogs, with trees behind; cylindrical, hinged brass lid, with clasp and brass cuff at stem end.
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