Prestige Pipe

Unidentified Western Grassfields maker

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late 19th century

Wood, brass and iron

Overall: 6 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 19 5/16 × 1 7/8 in. (16 × 6.5 × 49 × 4.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Michael Audun Gallis in memory of Michael Alexander and Britta Christina Gallis

999.17.30478

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Pipe

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.

Caskey-Lees Tribal Antiques Show, New York, New York, 1999.

Provenance

Gallery DeRoche, San Francisco, California; sold to Michael Gallis, March 3, 1999; given to present collection (in memory of his parents, Michael Alexander Gallis (1909-2001) and Britta Christina Gallies (1903-1999), 1999.

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