19th c. Siberian Eskimo Pipe, Alaska

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Siberian Eskimo people were introduced to tobacco in the 17th century, acquiring it from European traders in exchange for furs. Pipes based on European models, such as this example, came into use soon after. With its strong, graceful curve, pewter detailing, and shaped tin bowl, this pipe offers a delightful expression of Arctic tobacco culture and a fine addition to any collection of tobacciana.
Details
Date of Manufacture
19th century
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Wood
pewter inlay
Leather
Hide
tin bowl
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU104801494022
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