Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Pacific art

View More:


Title

Tobacco pipe


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Laiagam Enga Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Enga people


Date

collected 1963


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bamboo, poker work


Dimensions

34.3 cm length :

0 - Whole; 34.3 cm; aft (open) end

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

0 - Whole; 3.7 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

740.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Laiagam

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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, 213. See page 123 for similar shaped and decorated pipes from the Tari valley and Lake Kutubu.

Paul Sillitoe, Made in Niugini: Technology in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, 'Tobacco pipes', pg. 206-212, London, 1988, 206, 218-219. See pages 206, 218-219 for similar designs and images of the production of bamboo tobacco pipes.