A Mughal repoussé silver hukka

Unknown maker

  • Date: 19th century
  • Dimensions: Overall H. 70 cm, Diameter at base 17.5 cm
  • Medium: Hammered Silver
  • Region: Gujarat, North India
  • Museum number: SCU.00399

The base of the large water pipe features various birds within oval reserves surrounded by stylised flowers, and is topped by a large sculpted peacock with three smaller peacock supports, in turn supporting the covered bowl on an elongated stem, topped with a bird form finial. From the base also extends a long, floral, spiral decorated mouth piece to the side.

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