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Two south East Asian opium pipes, comprising a bamboo pipe with embossed metal mounts and green stone, and an ivory tusk pipe with embossed white metal mounts (2), length 58 cm, length 52 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Bill Lobban
A rare graduated set of seven Burmese bronze, opium weights, in the form of a Mon duck, 17th-19th century, cast on an octagonal base, thought to be a reliable judge of the purity or impurity of silver alloys. Provenance: Collection of a former diplomat, he
A rare complete graduated set of eight Burmese bronze opium weights, in the form of mythical bird, 17th-19th century, comprising the tongue and mane of a lion, the horns of a deer, the feet of an elephant, and the tail of a horse, on a tapering square base
A set of six Burmese bronze opium weights, 19th/20th century, each of the graduated animals are finely decorated. Provenance: Private Collection of a former Australian Diplomat, purchased in Burma 1970. Wt. 5 - 320 grams
A Chinese silver opium canister, cylindrical shape with screw-on lid, opening to reveal an internal cap, the lid with affixed arched handle, suspended from an unmarked chain and belt-clip. Chinese character marks to base of canister. Height 4.5 cm
A pair of Chinese porcelain opium Den Pillows, Qing Dynasty and after, 19th to 20th century, of typical brick form with coin style piercings to one end and open to the reverse, decorated in underglaze blue decoration, the older pillow with sporting lion do
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