Offered is an exquisite and rare Persian and/or Ottoman hookah cup top using the combination of three materials as silver, brass, and wood. The stunning design of the turquoise and garnet beautifully appointed on the brass cup is truly fascinating. This motif is characteristic of the early 19th century.
This fabulous antique hookah cup top is in excellent shape and condition. The top widescreen is hand-hammered with several designs. The bottom brass portion is embellished with numerous silver fish suspended with loops. One turquoise and one garnet stones are missing due to the age of the hookah.
Top width: 9 cm (3.54 inches)
Middle width: 7 cm (2.75 inches)
Bottom width: 4.5 cm (1.77 inches)
Height: 19.5 cm (7.67 inches)