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Hookah Base

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1886M45
Collection:Applied Art - Asian
Date:1600 - 1700


Hookah base decorated in blue, black, dark red and brown colours. The design depicts two seated single figures on either side, wearing loose belted robes with halos in blue and white.

Purchased, 1886.

Further Information

Production Period:Safavid Dynasty (1500-1722)
Medium:Ceramic. Worked metal collar.
Place of Origin:Kirman, Persia / Iran