American Decorative Arts
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Designer probably: Frederick K. Kirsten, American, born Germany, 1885–1952
Maker, probably by: Kirsten Pipe Company, Incorporated, founded 1936

Pipe

ca. 1939

Aluminum, French briar (Erica arborea), and Vulcanite

1 5/8 x 1 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.128 x 3.493 x 13.653 cm)
Bequest of Doris M. Brixey, by exchange
2002.85.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Manufactured in Seattle, Washington
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Little Bear Antiques & Uniques, Aspen, Colo., by 2002

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 142.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 327, no. 226.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.