carved in three pieces; stem incised with bands of whales, loons, and whale tails; flared bowl designed with hatch marks along rim; pipe finished with a four-faced figure. The figure is composed of a naked male who faces away from the smoker. Two women, traditionally depicted as frowning, look to the sides, and a smiling male holds the pipe bowl and faces the smoker. Eyes of the faces embellished with baleen, length 15"
fourth quarter 19th century
Condition: Some baleen missing; figure has broken foot; end of pipe at mouth broken and reglued.