Decorated Smoking Pipe Stem, Heel, and Bowl Rim

(ca. 1660 - ca. 1680)

One white ball clay smoking pipe stem, heel, and bowl rim with a belly-shaped bowl and rouletted rim. There is a hand-shaped maker's mark, known as a Gauntlet, visible on the base of the heel. This pipe dates to ca. 1660-1680 and was made in  south west England and shipped out through Bristol. The bore hole diameter is 7/64 inches.

Maker's mark illustration by Alaina Wibberly.

South Ferry Terminal

Manhattan, Battery Park, South Ferry Terminal

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