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QING DYNASTY EROTIC OPIUM BOX

QING DYNASTY EROTIC OPIUM BOX


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1281152

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A versatile alloy metal Paktong Opium Box, Qing Dynasty, China. The box of double construction, has an outer sleeve with auspicious symbols as decor which slides off from the inner core which reveals the hidden erotic engravings found on both sides. Nice workmanship. The opium box also has a nice raised and cut out pattern of a symbolic bat on the top from the inner sleeve. Good condition, no repairs. Size: H. 2" x W. 1 3/4" (5 cm. x 4.5 cm.)