JJ Oriental Antiques - Jades, Bronzes, Cermics, Beads and more... "JJ Oriental"

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1317754 (stock #WD-075)
JJ Oriental
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An opium scale made of two carved bamboo parts that pivot open at the rounded end and close together with a leather strap. Inside this violin-shaped instrument are the original items - metal scale tray, counterweight and a measuring rod made of a long single piece of wood. (See photos) The interior is carved so that all 3 items fit snugly inside. On outside of the scale the Chinese character "shou" made of metal...