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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 cane


Dimensions

37.2 cm length :

0 - Whole; 37.2 cm; aft (open) end

0 - Whole; 3.5 cm; fore (open) end

0 - Whole; 2.9 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

741.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Laiagam

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, 124. See page 124 for similar pipe from the Wola Valley, figure 105 D.

Paul Sillitoe, Made in Niugini: Technology in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, 'Tobacco pipes', pg. 206-212, London, 1988, 207-210. See pages 218-219 for images of the production of bamboo tobacco pipes and pages 207-210 for description of the cane pipe known in Wola as 'hulumb pay', similar in appearance to this pipe collected in Laiagam.