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Water Pipe Base

Object Name:
Water pipe base
Date:
18th–19th century
Geography:
India, Deccan, probably Bidar
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with silver (bidri ware)
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm) Diam. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, 1919
Accession Number:
19.135.14
Not on view
Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, New York (until 1919; gifted to MMA)
"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 133, pp. 310-311, p. 311 (b/w).



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