London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
A QAJAR ENAMELLED COPPER NARGILEH, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
The base of cylindrical tapering form with flaring neck supporting a carved wooden stem surmounted by an enamelled section of flaring form, both sections decorated in coloured enamels on a blue ground with portrait panels amongst cartouches of roses and other flowers -- 17½in. (44.5cm.) high.
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