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A bidri silver-inlaid huqqa base, Deccan, India, first-half 18th century
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A bidri silver-inlaid huqqa base, Deccan, India, first-half 18th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
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A bidri silver-inlaid huqqa base, Deccan, India, first-half 18th century
the body of compressed spherical form with alternating broad and narrow ribs, decorated with floral scrolls and a v-pattern respectively, the shoulder repeating the same floral scroll design, slightly everted mouth and flat rim, the underside with one flower
15.5cm. height
12.8cm. diam. 
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Catalogue Note

Two similar huqqa bases, with a ribbed body and decorated with floral scrolls, are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, inv. nos. 856-1874 and IS.181-1965.

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