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Collection

Mt Wilhelm, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Tobacco pipe
Place of origin
Mt WilhelmSimbu (Chimbu) ProvincePapua New Guinea
Year
collected 1966
Media category
Botanical material
Materials used
bamboo, poker work
Dimensions

40.1 cm length:

0 - Whole; 40.1 cm; aft (open) end

0 - Whole; 4 cm; fore (closed) end

0 - Whole; 3.8 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
254.1978
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

AC Haddon, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 'Smoking and Tobacco Pipes in New Guinea', pg. 1-278, London, 06 Jun 1946. See pages 159 and 215 for similar shaped pipes from the Nara district and from Paiawo near the headwaters of the Vailala River.

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 33 (illus.), 52. cat.no. H93