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Water Pipe Top

Object Name:
Water pipe top
Date:
19th century
Geography:
India, probably Purnia, Bihar
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Dimensions:
H. 7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm) W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) D. 3 in. (7.6 cm) Wt. 8.4 oz. (238.163 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.577
Not on view
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
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