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Yao Opium Collector

Yao Opium Collector

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Folk Art: Pre 1960: Item # 1377080

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
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Rare bamboo opium harvesting paraphernalia from the Yao/Mien ethnic minority in Laos. This was inserted under the jacket across the back of the neck of the collector and the raw sap was scraped off into and later transferred into a brass pot from reference Jess Pourret book, “The Yao” small crack noted in enlargements. L 59cm/23.2in. Circa 50 years old.

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