Pipe bowl: ...3187 (black)

Pipe bowl: ...3187 (black)
Title
Pipe bowl: ...3187 (black)
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Ceramic
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 9.8 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Pipe bowl with circular flaring rim with impressed geometric pattern and saw-toothed edge around hole for tobacco and abstract flower with impressed decoration around hole for stem; tobacco and stem openings connected by L-shaped joint.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.8474
Marks 
incised: on back of rim around opening for tobacco: illegible inscription, not in English
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group