Pipe makers' marks - Page 6
17th and 18th Century Marked Clay Tobacco Pipes From Ferryland, NL
Pipemark IP Relief
IP Relief. Mould imparted cartouche on the right side of bowl. Stem bore size: 5/64ths. Moulded cartouche on the right side of a pipe bowl is a popular style in Bristol and the West Country from 1700-80 (Oswald 1975:70). Many makers from this period, See Oswald 1975 or Walker 1977 for list.
Pipemark IP Relief
IP Relief. Moulded cartouche surrounded by pearled bordering on the left side of bowl. Fragment of bowl only. Makers' mark almost identical to that seen in Oswald 1975:59 dated 1700-30, no maker given but attributed to the West Country of England. Another very similar mark in Grant and Jemmett 1985:525, attributed to Plymouth and dating 1680-1760.
Pipemark Gryphon Relief
Gryphon Relief. Stamped or mould imparted on the stem. Stem bore size: 6/64ths. Stem fragment only, but identified as Chester manufacture dating from 1700-1720. Refer to Rutter and Davey 1980:158.
Pipemark Crowned sun/rose Relief
Crowned sun/rose Relief. Mould imparted on the sides of heel. Stem bore size: 5/64ths. Popular English mark from 1700-40. Refer to Mark 1968:85. Atkinson 1965:254 dates this mark and bowl style to 1720-60.
Pipemark WILL/SID/NEY Incuse
WILL/SID/NEY Incuse. Stamped or mould imparted on the stem. Stem bore size: 6/64ths. Stem fragment only, but mark identified as Southhampton pipemaker William Sydney (1) apprenticed 1724 or William Sydney (2) c.1740. See Oswald 1975:173.
Pipemark RB Relief
RB Relief. Stamped on the back of bowl facing smoker. On the left and right sides of the heel are the initials AH. Stem bore size: 5/64ths. Pipe bowl likely from London and dating 1720-50. RB is the maker who took over the pipe mould or was in partnership with AH. AH could be Able Horton (1717) or Anthony Haynes (1722). RB could be Richard Bryant (1733-40) or Robert Baldwin (1749). Refer to Oswald 1975:86; Tatman 1985:369.
Pipemark Sun Relief
Sun Relief. Mould imparted on the right side of bowl. Stem bore size: 7/64ths. Style popular in Exeter during 1720-50. Identified by Oswald 1985:19.
Pipemark Bro/Wne Incuse
Bro/Wne Incuse. Stamped or mould imparted on the stem. Initials RB on left and right sides of heel. Stem bore size: 6/64ths. Pipe bowl fragmentary but identified as Roger Browne of Southhampton (1753-75). Refer to Oswald 1969:135; 1975:171.
Pipemark TD Incuse
TD Incuse. Stamped or mould imparted on the back of the bowl facing smoker. TD initials also moulded onto sides of heel. Stem bore size: 4/64ths. Maker may be Thomas Dormer (1748-70), London pipe maker. Refer to Camp (1982) or Walker 1971:65.
Pipemark Castle Mould
Castle Mould imparted on left side of pipe bowl. Stem bore size: 6/64ths.
Pipemark Gauntlet Mould
Gauntlet Mould imparted on left side of pipe bowl. Stem bore size: 6/64ths.