Water pipe

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

Files

water-pipe-small.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Water pipe,” Omeka@CTL, accessed June 4, 2020, http://ctl.w3.uvm.edu/omeka/items/show/560.

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