Can you help identify this brass item. It is solid brass, about 30 cm high?

This brass item is about 30 cm tall. It is hollow throughout. The  narrow top has a thread on the inside, as though something should be screwed into it. It is solid brass and  has curves progressing from larger to small, bottom to top. My best guess is that it might be a final from a curtain rod or that it belongs to a hookah pipe, but I can't find anything similar on websites. Help please.

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onrust5 years ago
It may be a hooka ......or make one!
Brassfan (author)  onrust5 years ago
Thanks. I'm mulling hard over what to do with it, but as soon as I am decided and it is done I will post a picture.
onrust Brassfan5 years ago
You didn't ask what to do with it. Being a "brassfan" myself, years ago I had one I soldered a torch head to it. I used it on my bench and had a BBQ propane tank ran to it from under the bench. A friend eventually talked and traded me out of it......but I do miss it.
bwrussell5 years ago
It might be a piece of a fountain. Where the return pipe runs from the reservoir to the output.
Burf5 years ago
I think it may be the base to a lamp fixture.
Burf Burf5 years ago
Something similar to this, probably.
brass lamp.jpg
Brassfan (author)  Burf5 years ago
Hi - I thought of that, but the diameter of the thread at the top is really narrow, certainly narrower than is std in South Africa. Thank you for you help. I am in fact thinking of trying to turn it into a lamp. Did you add the straight pipe at the top of yours to extend the lamp base?
Burf Brassfan5 years ago
Most of the lamps of that type that I have seen have a 1/4" (.635cm) steel stem threaded into the top to carry the lamp cord and support the rest of the fixture. It is usually covered with a large diameter thin wall brass sleeve.
Kiteman Burf5 years ago