pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking)

Painted, ceramic pipe bowl with a face on the front. On top of the face is an animal that is side ways with the face to one side and the back end is broken. The face has a decorative collar underneath it. The back of the object has a cylinder into which a stem would be inserted, the cylinder has a textured surface.

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