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1281 Le Chignon

1281 Le Chignon
Title
1281 Le Chignon
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Earthenware, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. ( 4.8 x 14.6 cm )
Description 
White earthenware pipe with bowl molded in shape of woman's head and decorated with blue, pink, black, and white enamel; straight, tapered stem has flowers in relief near bowl.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.8550
Marks 
impressed: on stem: "Gambier/a Paris/ M * M/Deposé" carved: in low relief on stem: "1281"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group