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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Pipe bowl, before 1923
  • Catlinite
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 6 1/2 in, W: 1 3/8 in, D: 3 3/8 in (L: 16.5 cm, W: 3.5 cm, D: 8.6 cm)
  • Gift of the United States Naval Academy, 1923
  • E19084


This red stone/catlinite pipe is an example of a work in progress. The carved pipe bowl is complete apart from the boring of the holes for the stem insert and the bowl itself. It has a long top flat keel.