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Persian Copper Huqqah Base Carved Camels Qalamzani

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Persian Copper Huqqah Base Carved Camels Qalamzani

Mid Century copper hookah base. This type of carved and pounded metalwork is referred to as Ghalamzani, and is carved with a scalpel like tool. This piece features a herder with 3 camels and several dogs. the neck and top are decorated with traditional floral designs. This piece measures 10" tall by 5" across, and weighs 3/4 of a pound. The opening on top is 1.75".

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