Hookah Pipe

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Object Name: 
Hookah Pipe
Accession Number: 
97.2.12
Dimensions: 
a) Base H: 20.6 cm, Diam: 19.6 cm; b) Tube H: 19.5 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Al-Majlis International
Primary Description: 
Hookah Pipe; transparent green glass; mold-blown, assembled with metal, wood, wire, tubing. a) transparent green glass; mold-blown. Base: ribbed biconal shape with flat base and cylindrical tapering neck. b) Brass, rubber; fits over neck of a. Cylindrical tube going to cylindrical top with cone at end, three threaded holes (one on top, two on sides of cone). c) brass, conical shape with threads on one end. d) Brass, vent (?) screws into second hole in b. d) brass (pipe that screws into open threaded hole of b) cylindrical shape threaded at both ends. f) brass and rubber; capstan shape with horizontal ribs, one rubber ring on top. g) transparent green glass; mold-blown, hollow ribbed biconal shape. h) as f but with two rubber rings; one for top, one for bottom. i) as g. j) as h. k) as g. l) as f. m) hook, brass. n) top, brass, rubber, hollow conical shape with two grooves onto which two rubber rings fit. Screws onto e. o) Pan, brass; fits on top of n. p) Pipe, metal, wood, yarn, wire, tubing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Al-Majlis International, Former Collection
1997-07-09
Mada Trading Limited, Source
1997-07-09
Inscription: 
MADE IN THE UK
o) Stamp
stamped on underside near rim
SUPER FERJANI / RESSORT GALVANISE / PLASTIFIE TEL,341.700 / FEDEX arabic
p) Label