Marcels Duchamp pipe for Enrico Donati
Posted by aboutpipes on June 10, 2008
Marcel Duchamp carved a wooden pipe for Donati
Enrico Donati was a close friend of Marcel Duchamp, as well as a fellow surrealist painter.
Donati says that there is no story behind this pipe and that it was given to him by Duchamp as a token of their friendship.
Carved on the front of the bowl is “Marcel à Enrico.” The inscription of these few simple words is what really exposes the intimate side of Marcel Duchamp.
So here it is