Not currently on display at the V&A

Huqqa Base

ca. 1851 (made)

Huqqa base, Lucknow; c.1850.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Inlaid with silver
Brief description
Domestic, bidri, Lucknow, India, c1851
Physical description
Huqqa base, Lucknow; c.1850.
  • Height: 15cm
  • Diameter: 16cm
Object history
Bought by the SKM from the 1851 exhibition for £2 as 'Indian, modern'
Bibliographic reference
Bidri ware : inlaid metalwork from India / Susan Stronge. [London]: Victoria & Albert Museum Commissions, 1985 Number: 090520963X : pp.89
Accession number

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest feedback

Record createdJune 25, 2009
Record URL
Download as: JSONIIIF Manifest