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Title

Tobacco pipe

collected 1966


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Date

collected 1966


Media category

Botanical material


Materials used

bamboo, poker work


Dimensions

40.1 cm length :

0 - Whole, 40.1 cm (15 13/16")

0 - Whole, 4 cm, aft (open) end

0 - Whole, 3.8 cm, fore (closed) end


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

254.1978



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. 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