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Rare Laos bronze Opium Zodiak animal weight - Rat!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1335786
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Rare Laotian bronze weight, dating late 18th.-early 19th. century AD.

The weight is depicting a rat with a long tail, seated on a rectangular plint. The rat is part of the Chinese Solar Zodiac and with it's low weights and Laotian provenance, very rare and highly collectable.

Size: 12,2 grams - equivalent to the 1 Tical weights of Burma.

Ex. Old German Collection.

Condition: Choice, with smooth brown patina