Clay pipe : The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes

image 1989-221

Object

Pipe

Title

Clay pipe : The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes

Production date

1800 = 1899

Material

Clay

Dimensions

Length: 40mm
Height: 35mm
Depth: 20mm

Description

Fragment of a broken clay pipe with the letters RAOB.

The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes is a philanthropic fraternal organisation that aids members, their families, dependents of former members and other charitable organisations. All new candidates for membership take part in a initiation ceremony that involves breaking a clay pipe.

Inscription

RAOB

Object number

1989.221

On display?

No

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