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Huqqa base

Huqqa base

  • Date:

    ca. 1851 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Inlaid with silver

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Huqqa base, Lucknow; c.1850.


ca. 1851 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Inlaid with silver


Height: 15 cm, Diameter: 16 cm

Object history note

Bought by the SKM from the 1851 exhibition for £2 as 'Indian, modern'

Descriptive line

Domestic, bidri, Lucknow, India, c1851

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bidri ware : inlaid metalwork from India / Susan Stronge. [London]: Victoria & Albert Museum Commissions, 1985 Number: 090520963X :


South & South East Asia Collection

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