Base for a Water Pipe (huqqa)

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Base for a Water Pipe (huqqa)

India, Uttar Pradesh, Awadh, Lucknow, circa 1700-1750
Tools and Equipment; hookahs
Clear glass with polychrome enamel and gilding
Height: 8 in. (20.32 cm) Diameter: 6 3/4 in. (17.15 cm)
From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.76.2.13)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

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