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A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe with a Porcelain Bulb Damper

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1900   item# 1125337

A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe with a Porcelain Bulb Damper
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The porcelain bulb damper features a motif of dragons and bats. The stem of this opium pipe is made of hardwood (believe elm) The mouthpiece is ivory. Dimensions: Pipe Length---18 5/8 inches


An Exceptional Vietnamese Solid Ivory Opium Water Pipe

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1125336

An Exceptional Vietnamese Solid Ivory Opium Water Pipe
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This Pipe is of the cylindrical type and is fashioned from a solid piece of ivory. The polychrome art work is exceptional very detailed and incised into the ivory using a paint that includes metal in its base. The overall theme is longevity. At the front are an ancient scholar, bats, peach, deer, and children known as “golden bo”. Around the remainder of the body is a mandarin holding a ruhi, the symbol of authority, a crane, an image of Guan Yin, the goddess of mercy, a sage, more children and ...click for details


A Vietnamese Bone Opium Water Pipe

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1940   item# 1125332

A Vietnamese Bone Opium Water Pipe
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This opium pipe is of the paneled form and made of bone. The scrimshaw is very detail. The theme is a garden and pagoda scene with a mounted scholar. Also includes sparrows and butterflies. The metalwork is of silvered copper. At the bottom underside is the yin/yang symbol. The there are two signature chops on the front two panels. An opium needle is attached to the body of the pipe with chain. Provenance: Purcdhased as part Ex French Collection purchased in France 1985 Dimensions: Pipe ...click for details


A Very Long and Unusual Chinese Opium Pipe

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1125328

A Very Long and Unusual Chinese Opium Pipe
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The stem and saddle are fashioned from one piece of bamboo. The saddle is the root that was growing at the end. It is sheathed in a brass cuff. There is a leather collar at the end of the stem. The stem shows great patina. The mouthpiece is jade. The octagon shaped stoneware damper has stamps at 6 sides. One smell of the damper or puff on the pipe tells it was well used. Dimensions: Pipe Length---32 inches—Diameter of bamboo bulb at bottom is 1 1/4 inches


A Very Large Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1125326

A Very Large Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe
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A large opium pipe of the type that requires no damper, consisting of a slightly curved bamboo tube terminating at one end with a brass mouthpiece and the other with a saddle fashioned from overlaying copper and brass which also functions as a built in damper. The brass mouthpiece is concave at the end to allow assist in smoking. Around the top bowl is a flower design meant to represent a blooming peony (representative of nobility and value). On each side is the image of a fish (symbolic of ab ...click for details


A Vietnamese Inlayed Wooden Opium Water Pipe

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1125304

A Vietnamese Inlayed Wooden Opium Water Pipe
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This opium pipe is of the cylindrical form and made of rosewood. The mother of perl inlay is detailed and in tact, no missing pieces. The motif includes sparrows, butterflies, ducks, lotus blossoms and cherry blossoms. The detailed metalwork is of silvered copper and features a flower basket design. Complete with opium needle and chain attached to body of pipe. Dimensions: Pipe Height 8 1/4 inches—Diameter of pipe—3 1/2 inches


A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe With Box for Traveling

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1125299

A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe With Box for Traveling
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This opium pipe was made for traveling and is accompanied with a custom rosewood box with fitted compartments. The box has a sliding lid at the top. The stem of this opium pipe is made of hardwood and heavily lacquered. The damper is of stoneware. All other components, mouthpiece and damper holder, are made of polished horn. The damper holder features a joined horn ring that was carved in place. All components fit snugly. No damage Dimensions: Pipe Length---18 5/8 inches Box—Len ...click for details


A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe with Jade Bowl

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1910   item# 1125289

A Qing Dynasty Opium Pipe with Jade Bowl
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The stem of this opium pipe is made of hardwood and heavily lacquered. The black lacquer maintains a high gloss. The damper is held by a brass fist. The mouthpiece is made of heavy jade. No Damage. Dimensions: Length---18 5/8 inches, Diameter of jade mouthpiece—1 ¼ inches


Opium Pipe Fashioned From One Solid Piece of Ivorv

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Specialty: Pre 1920   item# 1124913

 Opium Pipe Fashioned From One Solid Piece of Ivorv
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Opium Pipe Fashioned From One Solid Piece of Ivorv A 19th Century well used Opium Pipe fashioned from a solid piece of ivory. A unique and beautiful piece. The body of the pipe is decorated in very finely executed scrimshaw featuring images representing longevity.The body of the pipe is signed. The saddle, front end cap and decorative band at the back are made of heavily silvered copper. These are finished in a very detailed bearded dragon motif. The Chinese Stoneware Damper features a drag ...click for details

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