BAMUN PIPES, Cameroon

The bronze pipe below has been vetted as authentic.


 

Bamun
Pipe 6

13.5" high
SOLD


BAMUN STYLE PIPES, Cameroon

Despite their appearance, the clay and wood pipes below show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

 
Bamun Style
Pipe 1

7.5" long
$50

 
Bamun Style
Pipe 2

7" long
$50



Bamun Style
Pipe 3

7.5" long
$50


 
Bamun Style
Pipe 4

6.5" long
$50

 
Bamun Style
Pipe 5

6.5" long
$50



Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMUN STYLE PIPES, Cameroon

Elaborate tobacco pipe bowls made out of clay were decorated with a typical Bamun face. Pipes such as these were prestige objects and common among the Bamun and their neighbors.


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