Dinka Smoking Pipe (CSTA 070)

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#CSTA 070
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$300.0

Description

The Dinka tribe are based in South Sudan in Bahr el ghazel region, they are mainly a pastoralist community.

This is a Dinka smoking pipe, such pipes were commonly used by the Nuer and the Dinka to smoke tobacco. This is a visibly used smoking pipe and shows great signs of age and usage. Tobacco pipe was not merely a functional smoking implement but was also emblematic of its owner’s status. As symbols of prestige, the following pipes were not stored out of sight when not in use but rather worn tucked into their owner’s belt, visible for all to see. The following is a unique pipe with a brown patina and shows signs of age and good usage.

Material: Wood

Condition: Good

Age:approx 60-100yrs

Origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 3 × 3.5 × 51.5 cm

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