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Water Pipe Part

Object Name:
Water pipe part
Date:
probably 18th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Copper alloy, steel; upper part engraved, silvered, and gilded
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) D. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) Wt.1.9 oz. (53.87 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.594
Not on view
Edward C. Moore (American, New York 1827–1891 New York), New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
Canby, Sheila R. The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian Book of Kings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 33, ill. figs. 34, 35.



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