Red Inlaid Double Pipe Bowl
Arts of the Americas
Catlinite (pipestone), lead
early 19th century
2 9/16 × 15/16 × 5 7/16 in. (6.5 × 2.4 × 13.8 cm) (show scale)
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.
Double pipe bowl carved of red catlinite or pipestone with lead inlay at the pipe end and a serrated point at the bowl end. Probably Eastern Sioux. Possibly made for trade as no evidence of use.
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Sioux. Red Inlaid Double Pipe Bowl, early 19th century. Catlinite (pipestone), lead, 2 9/16 × 15/16 × 5 7/16 in. (6.5 × 2.4 × 13.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.100e. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.50.67.100e_view02.jpg)
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