Small tin opium container; unknown maker; ?; RX.1998.10.3

Name/Title

Small tin opium container

About this object

A small tin container with Chinese inscriptions on the lid. It is noted on the records from 1998 when the item was donated as part of a wider collection of Chinese articles of interest that this was used to store opium.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Asia, China

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, tin

Inscription and Marks

removal lid has Chinese symbols, meaning is not known

Measurements

l 85mm x w 70mm x d 40mm
wt 59g

Object Type

containers

Object number

RX.1998.10.3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
box
chinese
opium

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