Clay pipe

Description
Clay pipes were used in Britain for over 300 years but the style of the pipes changed over time according to fashions and the cost of tobacco. This pipe dates from the late 17th century. It was discovered during excavations in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/CP15
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
clay pipe
Simple Name
clay pipe (smoking)
Full Name
bowl
Period Classification
Stuart (1603-1714)
Production Year Low
1660
Production Year High
1690
Family Group

Material
ceramic
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Trichay Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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