Base of waterpipe

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste painted under glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 19.4 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    Dikran Khan Kelekian, Paris [1]
    The Kevorkian Foundation, New York [2]
    Sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., December 8, 1967, lot 183, sold by the Kevorkian Foundation, New York [3]
    From at least 1967-1975
    Lester Wolfe, purchased from the Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., auction [4]
    Sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., The Lester Wolfe Collection of Persian Pottery and Metalwork, March 14, 1975, lot 131" [5]
    The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, purchased from the Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York auction through Habib Anavian on March 14, 1975 [6]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
    [1] See provenance information on the Sotheby Parke Bernet auction catalogue of the March 14, 1975 sale, illustrated cat. no. 131, copy in object file.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1.
    [4] According to documentation from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Lester Wolfe loaned this object to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from December 12, 1967 through April 9, 1970. Based on the proximity of this loan, Lester Wolfe likely purchased the object directly from the 1967 Sotheby Parke Bernet auction.
    [5] See note 1.
    [6] See documentations from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868-1951)
    Kevorkian Foundation
    Lester Wolfe
    Habib Anavian (1915-1995)
    Arthur M. Sackler Foundation (founded 1965)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
  • Type

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