water pipe

Water pipe, nargileh, with a green glass base, a brass bowl and a flexible tube with an amber mouthpiece. The base is circular and is decorated at the base and rim with black and gold. The decoration on the body has gold triangles with green leaf and white flower designs. Between the flowers and on the neck the glass is textured and has painted black flowers and more triangles with green and white floral designs. The metal bowl has circular tiers, with a tube coming off from the lower part at an angle, onto which the pipe and mouthpiece would fit. A metal tube projects below into the glass base. Below this section is some red textile wadding. At the top of the bowl is a large disk with a hole at the centre. The pipe is a flexible tube and amber mouthpiece.

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