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Hookah bowl

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December 31, 1699
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Art and Calligraphy
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Aurangzeb 1658–1707

Hookah bowl

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Hookah bowl early 1700s India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756) Glass with colored enamel and gilding Overall: 17.8 cm (7 in.) The Norweb Collection 1969.286 INSCRIPTION Translation of inscription: "In the name of God, the element, the merciful, Is the key to the wise treasure" PROVENANCE ?-1969 Mrs. R. Henry [Emery May Holden] Norweb [1895-1984], Cleveland, OH, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art 1969- The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH EXHIBITION HISTORY Art and Stories from Mughal India. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (July 31-October 23, 2016).

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