London, South Kensington
24 April 1997
A Qajar pierced brass huqqa section
and cover, with bird's head spout, decorated hunting scenes, mythical animals and other figures in oval cartouches, on grounds of interlacing arabesques within floral and geometric motifs, the details inlaid in turquoise -- 9.in (22.9cm) long, (some inlay missing).
See Colour Plate 1.
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