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Opium pipe
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, brass?
Dimensions: Overall: 35 x 30 x 370mm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 14 9/16in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.361
In Dr Grice’s notes he says that all seven opium pipes in the collection have been used and the smoke has discoloured the ivory. Some have enamelled decoration probably done in the port city of Canton (now Guangzhou), famous for its enamelling skills.
Display Location: In Store
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