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Rare Chinese Silver/Copper OPIUM Roller, 19th Century

Rare Chinese Silver/Copper OPIUM Roller, 19th Century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1203660

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1) Mom Tri's VILLA ROYALE, 12 Kata Noi Road, 83100 Phuket, THAILAND
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Very rare silver and copper cast OPIUM roller with Chinese Character markings. Inside and one end is in copper and concave for rolling opium pellets. 19th Century, nice rim decor and in excellent condition. This tool was made for opium smokers to preserve and carry their opium and served to roll fresh pellets when needed. Size: 4 cm x 2.5 cm. A true collector's item!