Opium pipe; unknown maker; ?; RX.1998.10.5

Name/Title

Opium pipe

About this object

Bamboo and brass opium pipe used by the early Chinese miners for smoking opium. One end of the pipe has a brass stopper and the other is plastic.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Asia, China

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
organic, vegetal, stem, cane, bamboo
processed material, synthetic, plastic

Inscription and Marks

none

Measurements

l 520mm x w 80mm x d 75mm
wt 191g

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

RX.1998.10.5

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
chinese
opium
smoking pipe

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