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Globular Huqqa Base

unknown1800/1900

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

This huqqa base has a globular body with a rounded base. Its small cylindrical neck has a flared mouth with a ridged moulding. The body is decorated in silver floral- cum-geometrical motifs in the aftabi technique. The upper part has three bands of floral, geometrical and creeper designs, executed in gold and silver using the tarkashi and tahnishan techniques.

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  • Title: Globular Huqqa Base
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Location: Hyderabad
  • Physical Dimensions: Ht. 12.1; Cir. 33 cm
  • Accession Number: 57.87/13

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