Small tin container; unknown maker; ?; RX.1998.10.2
Small tin containerAbout this object
This tin is described on the original records as an 'Opium Antidote Container made of tin'.
Research shows that an opium antidote is in liquid form so the assumption from the shape and the nature of the sliding top that would act as an efficient cutter then this may well have been used as a cigarette ash tray.
processed material, metal, tinInscription and Marks
Paper label with Chinese writing, meaning unknownMeasurements
l 40mm x w 30mm x d 20mm
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