• Region: 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.

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  • Provenance: Purchased October 2012 from the Fairbourne Collection.
  • Condition:
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  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    None known.