Hookah tobacco pipe (Turkish or Persian)

Made:
1880-1930 in Iran
maker:
Unknown

Hookah tobacco pipe, enamelled metal base, glazed porcelain water reservoir, silver bowl with clay or lime lining with brass lid, flexible spring tube mouthpiece partly felt covered near end with ivory mount, amber mouthpiece missing, with tweezers attached, Turkish or Persian, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A657718
Materials:
brass, complete, felt, ivory, leather, lime, porcelain, silver, wire, wood, wool
Measurements:
stem, mouthpiece max.: 47 mm,
bowl filement max.: 85 mm,
base: 165 mm 125 mm,
reservoir, max: 130 mm 135 mm,
bowl filment: 172 mm
bowl with lid: 245 mm
tweezers with chain: 431 mm
tweezers: 92 mm
stem, mouthpiece extended: 2050 mm
type:
water pipe - smoking
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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