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Pipe bowl w/tag

Pipe bowl w/tag
Title
Pipe bowl w/tag
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Meerschaum
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 14 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
J-shaped meerschaum pipe bowl with deep bowl covered by domed, hinged silver lid with ball finial and scroll latch; scalloping decoration around base; stem end ringed with silver.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.7697
Marks 
carved: on stem end: "ARIER"
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