• Culture/People:

    Tlingit

  • Object name:

    Bear pipe bowl

  • Date created:

    circa 1855

  • Place:

    Southeast Alaska; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Walnut wood, brass, twine/string

  • Techniques:

    Carved

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Said to have been collected in 1869; formerly in the collection of Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1906.

  • Dimensions:

    11 x 4.5 x 11 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9212

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