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Pipe

Museum number:
9-584a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090584a@2cb
Alternate number:
9-584
Accession number:
Acc.650
Object count:
1
Description:
Opium pipe; carved crab bowl, ivory mouthpiece; a) bamboo stem (split) with ivory mouthpiece, pewter fitting for bowl; (b) crab-shaped bowl (base broken); 3 incised Chinese characters
Donor:
Herbert Mason, William A. Setchell, and Ynes Mexia
Collection place:
Chinatown, San Francisco County, California
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
William A. Setchell
Collection date:
1905
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.5 Stimulants, Narcotics, and Accessories
Accession date:
1930
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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