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Bronze Opium Elephant Weight Lanna, Siam, 65,8 grams!

Bronze Opium Elephant Weight Lanna, Siam, 65,8 grams!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1402752
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A high quality early style larger Elephant Opium Weight, 5 Bath Siam, Lanna, after 1701 AD, likely early-mid 18th. century.

The weight done in ahigh Tin content bronze, typical on the earlier types of the Elephant bronze weight. A wheel mark, stampd in the front of the base.

Weight: 65,8 grams, Elephant weights very rarely exceeds 65 grams, so this is one of the bigger ones on the market.

Condition: Choice, some wear and marks of the manifacture in the bottom of the base, dark brown bronze patina.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to very rare weights from different parts of SE Asia