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Cover for kalian or waterpipe

Cover for kalian or waterpipe

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    M.34-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.5 cm, Height: 6 cm, Length: 27 cm Maximum chain length

Descriptive line

Middle East, Metalwork. Double dome-shaped silver cover for kalian or waterpipe, in two detachable sections connected by small chains with miniature fish, bird on finial of the top section, with openwork floral decoration, possibly Ottoman Turkey, 1850-1900

Collection

Middle East Section

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