Yixing and silver Travelling Opium Pipe
Yixing and silver Travelling Opium Pipe
Yixing and silver Travelling Opium Pipe
Yixing and silver Travelling Opium Pipe

Period of QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

Yixing and silver Travelling Opium Pipe

c. 1880 China

Offered by Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

£190 gbp
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Chinese Travelling Opium Pipe from the late 19th Century. rare small pipe as it has a yizing body with a small 'silver' inlay of a trailing plant, and 'silver' mouth piece and end.
Small travelling opium pipes were mainly made with bamboo or all metal nickel, nickel silver or another base metal.
This is rare piece
After the ban on the smoking, cultivation and selling of opium was rigorously enforced by the new Communist regime in 1949 many opium pipes and equipment needed for the smoking were destroyed.
perfect
Dimensions
External Height 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
Stock Code
6047
Medium
Silver and Yixing ware
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