Region From: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Mid to late 1700s.
Dimensions: 273 mm in height, 156 mm in circumference.
Weight: 1115 grams.
Colour: Blue aqua.
Technique: Blowpipe pontilled, freeblown, everted lip, 4 clockwise turns of glass threading on neck, extending down to the base.
Description: An odd piece of glass that only begins to look familiar when it is placed close to a collection of Hookah Pipe Bases.  At this point, my best guess is that this was a Persian-made hookah pipe base.
Provenance: Purchased October 2012 from the Fairbourne Collection.
Literature: none.
Related Works outside this collection: none known.