Water pipe

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Dublin Core

Title

Water pipe

Subject

Equipment; Smoking and tobacco use

Description


This pipe is an example of the technical abilities and themes of metallurgists, many of whom were based in Guangzhou and Peking. Made of paktong, this piece is decorated with an array of techniques including engraving, chasing and stamping. The artist adorned the pipe with floral motifs, good-luck symbols, and other designs.

Date

1850-1900

Contributor

Curated by Eric Feingold

Format

Nickel Silver (Paktong)

Identifier

2003.4.211 LA

Coverage

China

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

About the Original Item

Date Added
August 11, 2010
Collection
Fleming Museum
Citation
“Water pipe,” Omeka@CTL, accessed July 11, 2020, http://badger.uvm.edu/omeka/items/show/560.
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