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Pipe bowl: St. Nicholas Soc. of NY, head fig. w/tricrnr hat

Object Number: 
INV.7887
Date: 
ca. 1880-1920
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 23 3/8 x 3 in. ( 5.1 x 59.4 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on side of shaft: "SAINT NICHOLAS SOCIETY/NEW YORK" stamped: on shaft: "L. Fiolet/St. Omar/France"
Description: 
Earthenware pipe with yellow glaze made for the Saint Nicholas Society in New York; bowl is molded into shape of a man's head in tricorn hat and eighteenth century costume; tapering shaft terminates in white mouthpiece.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group