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    
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 unknown

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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