the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

European decorative arts

interior design

household items

vase 1759-68
Bowes Museum

vase 1768
3-hole pipe (possibly)
copyright - The Royal Collection

print 1792 British Museum

mug 1800 -"A French family"
V& A Museum

V&A Museum


plate centre 1789
drum, 2 sticks and wind instrument?
18th century plate centre18th century plate centre, France ivoryivory, band member statuette
south Germany
no drumstick clockormolu clock date unknown
clock clock late Victorian leather boxleather-covered box [thanks to Terry Carter]
wall decoration
tile vignette 1753
3-hole pipe (possibly)

tiles 18th c.

tiles 1755-60
Portugal, V&A

ceramic tile 1770, Liverpool
British Museum

tiletile Catalonia, Spain

wall stucco decoration 18th c.
private house, Gloucestershire

wall stucco 1753
Christ Church Library, Oxford


wall painting 1737 France




18th c automota devised by Vaucanson



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