Crane effigy pipe - ROM2005_5283_1

ROM2005_5283_1

Crane effigy pipe

Medium:Stone
Geography: North America
Date: 1600-1650
Object number: 921.10.25
Credit Line: G.J. Chadd Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis ornate stone smoking pipe mimics the shape of a bird—possibly a crane. It was once part of a composite smoking pipe, comprised of the stone bowl and a detachable stem, likely made of wood. It was made and used approximately 400 years ago by Indigenous people of present-day Canada.
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