Pipe with a bowl made of lead and a stem made of wood. The bowl has a standing figure with blue beads inset as eyes. The rims of the bowl and of a hole that continues through a post to the stem are both encircled with copper. The pipe stem is in two longitudinal sections that have been bound together with twisted sinew held in groove cut into the stem in a spiral manner. A separate strand of sinew is used to attach blue beads along the upper side of the pipe stem. A bone pick decorated with a series of indentations along part of each edge is attached to the pipe with a strand of braided sinew.
From Card: "...STEM MADE OF 2 PIECES OF CARVED WOOD DECORATIVELY BOUND TOGETHER WITH SINEW STRUNG WITH BLUE BEADS. LEAD BOWL HAS STANDING FIGURE WITH BLUE BEADS INSET AS EYES. CARVED BONE TAMPER, ATTACHED. LOAN GLENBOW NOV 13 1987. LOAN RETURNED NOV 25 1988. ILLUS.: THE SPIRIT SINGS. CATALOGUE, GLENBOW-ALBERTA INST., 1987, #A92, P.130."Note re photos: Neg. # 2003-5853 is right profile view. Neg. # 2003-5852 is left profile view, but tilted a bit to show bowl opening.