Pipe stem w/detachable bowl: stag scene

Object Number: 
INV.8554
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Porcelain, wood, fiber, ivory, sheet metal, iron
Dimensions: 
Part (stem): 17 x 2 1/2 in. (43.2 x 6.4 cm) Part (bowl): 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (12.1 x 4.4 cm)
Description: 
Long turned wood and turned horn pipe stem with flexible fabric section and two and a half ivory disk with unfinished edges; stem connected by cord with tassels to ovoid porcelain bowl painted in polychrome enamel with scene of doe and buck in wilderness; hinged, domed sheet metal lid.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group