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Object ID 1998.22.239
Object Name Pipe, Platform
Count 1
Description Micaceous sandstone. Curved spatulate base, broken edges smoothed/worn; most of bowl rim broken/worn away.

From the Arthur P. Kannenberg Collection. He recorded the following in his catalog: "Sandstone curved base monitor pipe found while plowing in a field near Coloma, Waushara County. The bowl is practically destroyed, the end is also broken off. It is full of micaceous crystal in the sandstone."

Original catalog card written by Kannenberg for L300-69 (5089APK): "Curved-base pipe. Locality: Coloma, Waushara County. Received from ? Micaceous sandstone. It was found in a plowed field bordering on Pleasant Lake, Waushara County. I purchased it from the farmer. I did not get his name. The bowl and both ends are broken away."
Material Stone
Dimensions H-2.3 W-3.5 L-7 cm
Collecting location Coloma, WI
Collector Kannenberg, Arthur P.
Other # 5089APK/L300-69
Related Publications George A. West. "Tobacco, Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Indians". Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Vol 17, June 11, 1934 (Plate 47, Fig 1).
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