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Item Details
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Culture
India, Mughal
Title
Hookah Bowl
Work Type
Glass
Date
c. 1700
Material
gold on blue glass
Measurements
Overall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)
Description
The striking poppy motifs surrounding the body of this hookah bowl may reference its use for the smoking of opium. The patterns were applied with gold paint on the blown glass bowl; the neckpiece was made separately and attached. Cobalt was used to create the deep blue hue.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: Indian Art
Department: Indian and South East Asian Art
Cornelia Blakemore Warner Fund
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1961.44_full.tif
SSID
24604997

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