Antique 19th Century Ottoman Islamic Tombak Gilt Copper Nargile Hookah Turkey, Circa 1860

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SKU C-1075

A fine antique 19th Century Ottoman Tombak (Gilt Copper) Nargile or Hookah pipe, Turkey, circa 1860.

A nagile or hookah pipe's history dates back as far back as the 16th century, this very fine Tombak or gilt-copper version dates to the middle of the 1800s. The hookah is in two sections; the top with an engraved spiral decoration and a foliate border with a tube that descends into the hookah base. The base having bands of mihrab (Islamic niche) decoration and a central band with a floral motif and the ground finely engraved with flowers and foliate, the nargile raised on a flared foot.

Condition is very good indeed.


20 inches high × 8 inches wide × 8 inches deep


50.8 cm high × 20.32 cm wide x 20.32 cm deep

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