QAJAR ENAMELLED AND PAINTED NARGILE (WATER PIPE) AND TWO CUPS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY.Est. $400-$600
Sold: $5,040 ($4,200)
The nargile of ovoid form with tall neck, enamelled under the rim, around the shoulders and bottom with alternating portraits and masks joined by gold scrollwork, the neck and body with floral panels and tall baskets of flowers alternating with trellis diaperwork; mounted on a silvered-metal stand, the cups similarly enamelled. Height of nargile 18 inches.