Inlaid Black Pipe Bowl
Arts of the Americas
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Carved black stone pipe with bands inlaid with lead on the stem and bowl. Possibly made for trade as no evidence of use.
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Sioux. Inlaid Black Pipe Bowl, early 19th century. Chlorite, metal, 3 × 2 × 5 in. (7.6 × 5.1 × 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.100a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.50.67.100a.jpg)
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