Bell-shaped Bidriware hookah base made of zinc with silver inlay with a short slightly flared neck with a projecting ring moulding. Decorated in European style with large sections left undecorated. The main band around the body is decorated by two oval cartouches on opposite sides, each with the monogram 'MR' and a bow above. They are connected by a band of garlands. Horizontal bands along the loer edge and on the shoulder and neck decorated with simple leaf scrolling interspersed with individual flower motifs. Executed in tehnishan and tarkashi technique. One monogram is partly worn away.

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