• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A BIDRI BRASS INLAID HOOKAH BASE, DECCAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BIDRI BRASS INLAID HOOKAH BASE, DECCAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Of spherical form with flaring mouth, decorated with a band of alternating varied floral sprays betweeen floral meander borders, slight damage and corrosion
    8 in. (20 cm.) high


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