Opium pipe with mount for missing bowl

Made:
China
maker:
Unknown

Tortoiseshell opium pipe, with ivory mouthpiece at proximal end, and ivory plug at distal end, with metal mount with socket, for bowl, bowl missing, Chinese

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A168739
Materials:
incomplete, ivory, metal, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
stem: 578 mm 25 mm,
type:
opium pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • opium equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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