Object photography

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Object description

  • Western Athabaskan artist
  • Pipe bowl, about 1800
  • Stone
  • Western Canada
  • H: 3 3/4 in, W: 1 7/8 in, D: 1 3/4 in (H: 9.5 cm, W: 4.8 cm, D: 4.4 cm)
  • Gift of Clifford Crowninshield and Mayhew Folger, 1802
  • E3495

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a pipe bowl is carved from siltstone.The pipe has a bulb-shaped bowl centered on a short, scalloped base. Its base is engraved with images of canoes with multiple paddlers.

Exhibition History

  • Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum, Washington State Historical Society; October 11, 2005 through February 09, 2006