Water Pipe Bottle or Hookah

Object Name: 
Water Pipe Bottle or Hookah

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Object Name: 
Water Pipe Bottle or Hookah
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.9 cm, Diam (max): 17.5 cm
On Display
about 1700-1730
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, scratch engraved. Globular form, with cylindrical neck; rounded ring trailed around the middle of the neck; the sides scratch (diamond-point) engraved with two three-masted ships flying British flags, and pennants, and two fountains supported by three spouting figures, in rectangular pools; framed by scrolling vines with numerous stylized flowers, including tulips, pinks, etc.; rough pontil mark.
Davis, Cecil, Source
Bottled Beer and Handsome Hookahs (2012-03) illustrated, p. 9, fig 8 a,b; BIB# AI87191
History of Indian Glass (1969) p. 111; BIB# 27266