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Opium pipe
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, metal, malachite band
Dimensions: Overall: 75 x 50 x 400mm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 15 3/4in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.359
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.
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