Region: Great Lakes
Circa: Late 18th - early 19th Century
Material: Mottled green stone
Dimension: H. 3 ¾” x L. 3 ¼” x Dia. 1 ⅝”
Condition: Overall excellent, recent breaks re-glued, no fill, repair almost undetectable. Beautiful deep patina overall.
Collection History: ex Herbert Wellington collection, NY
Comments: This is a large, thin and finely carved pipebowl in the fashion of a European smoking pipe. It presumably was a copy of that form encountered on the froniter, perhaps at a trading post or fort. The smoking chamber evidences use.