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Object ID 1998.22.246
Object Name Pipe, T-shaped
Count 1
Description Pipe-head only. Red pipestone; conical bowl with 3 incised encircling grooves at middle; slight dark resinous, ashy staining in bowl interior; shank has oval cross section with flat bottom; tapered prow with elongate diamond cross section, flat top and base, faceted top.

From the Arthur P. Kannenberg collection. He recorded the following in his catalog: "Catlinite pipe made entirely of catlinite, stem (04/13/2007; stem is missing) and all but the mouth piece. It was given to Ernest Oshkosh at a meeting one time by a Sioux Indian. I received it as a gift from Ernest. (Received from) Ernest Oshkosh."

Original catalog card written by Kannenberg for L300-74 (5535APK): "All Catlinite Calumet. Locality: Keshena, Menominee Reservation. Received from Reginald Oshkosh, A. P. Kannenberg Collection, Date: 1915. This is a rather modern type pipe but it is a choice treasure and keepsake. It was given to me by Reginald Oshkosh about 3 months before he died for a kind deed I did for him when he was in the Keshena jail for being drunk."

To date (04/13/2007), the museum has not located the stem.
Material Stone
Dimensions H-6.9 W-2.7 L-14 cm
Collecting location Menominee Indian Reservation/Keshena, WI
Owned Oshkosh, Reginald/Oshkosh, Ernest/
People Oshkosh, Reginald
Oshkosh, Ernest
Culture Menominee
Collector Kannenberg, Arthur P.
Other # 5535APK/L300-74
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