A beautiful Chinese or South East Asian? Opium coolie lamp and a silver opium box, both covered with foliage patterns. The lamp base and the overlay on the glass bell-dome are not silver (probably silver plated copper/brass metal). The lamp measures 20 cm (height). It would have been placed in the middle of an opium tray next to the pipes. A similar model is presented page 97 of the book on Opium “Art of an addiction” by C. Armero and B Rapaport (see picture). In good conditions with several minor dents and stains on the glass. Pictures are also part of the description. The item “Opium coolie lamp and silver box, Chinese or South East Asian” is in sale since Sunday, January 08, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “cholonpagoda” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Product: Pipes
- Primary Material: Mixed Material
- Age: 1900-1940
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Original/Repro: Original