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Pipe stem

Pipe stem

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved ivory; bifurcated horn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A. Pickert

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pipe stem, formed by a bifurcated horn of a chamois or similar animal, combined with the parts of other horns; the mouth-pieces, the neck, and the end being of black horn. There are also applied figures, of carved ivory, of a huntsman about to fire, two birds and a stag.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Carved ivory; bifurcated horn


Length: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1872 by A. Pickert.

Descriptive line

Horn; German; 19th c.


Ivory; Horn


Carving; Technique

Subjects depicted

Stags; Birds; Hunters; Hunting


Smoking accessories; Personal accessories


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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