Object ID 001630
Object Name Silverking pipe
Object Desc Silverking smoking pipe. Made from Algerian briar, in France.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001321
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 3
Start Year Range 1940
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Silverking (brand),smoking,tobacco,pipes,
Title Silverking pipe
Description Silverking smoking pipe. Straight stem made from algerian briar. The mouth piece is black plastic with the "[crown]" maker's mark engraved on the underside. Silver 1cm ring seperates mouthpiece from pipe. Silver ring is engraved "EP [in diamond]/[3 script letters]." Top of briar stem is engraved "Silverking" bottom "Algerian Briar/Made in France." Bowl sits at 90 degree angle.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions were made as follows: Height: bottom to top of bowl Length: bowl to mouthpiece Width: R to L side of bowl Diameter: Rim to Rim of bowl
Place of Origin
Maker Details Silverking may be the factory and not the maker. EP could be the manufacturer, but more research is needed.
Maker Mark Crown, "EP" in diamond
Date FEB 28,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Bottom of bowl has a small chip. Inside of bowl and rim are blackened from use. Silver ring is tarnished. Mouth piece has minor teeth marks.
Date MAR 25,2014
Summary Status change
Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin
Date MAR 25,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 3 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin