Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises

Object Name: Water pipe base
Date: late 17th century
Geography: India, Deccan, Bidar
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Dimensions: H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art and Rogers Fund, 1984
Accession Number: 1984.221

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