Base of a Water Pipe (Hookah)

Object Name: 
Base of a Water Pipe (Hookah)

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Object Name: 
Base of a Water Pipe (Hookah)
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Accession Number: 
69.6.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm; Rim Diam: 4.2 cm; Base Diam: 15 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Base of a Water Pipe (Hookah). Transparent pale amethyst glass; blown, gilt. Bell-shape; neck, flaring to rim, above a partially gilded knop, and gilt decoration of a vine trellis enclosing single blossoms; same design on body, flanked, above and below, by two conventional borders; rounded base, concave bottom with rough pontil mark in center; several large oval blisters and slender straight-line ridges, as well as a number of stones and small bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1969-12-29
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