Condition - Two splits in the wood and a large chip. Measure - Length 31 cm.
This antique Chinese Opium Scales, dating back to the 19th century, offers a fascinating glimpse into a bygone era of Asian art and commerce. While its condition reflects years of utilitarian use, it carries with it a rich history that is both authentic and captivating.Measuring a total length of 31 cm, these scales were not mere tourist souvenirs but served as essential tools in a world far removed from our own. They bear the marks of a time when opium trade and commerce were prominent aspects of Asian culture. As a testament to their age and purpose, these scales show signs of wear, including two splits in the wood and a substantial chip. These imperfections, far from diminishing their value, add character and authenticity to the piece. Owning these antique Chinese Opium Scales means owning a tangible piece of history, one that has witnessed the passage of time and the evolution of an art form. Display them as a unique conversation piece, a testament to the traditions and practices of a bygone era, or as a cherished addition to your collection of Asian artifacts. In their aged beauty and well-worn condition, these scales tell a story that transcends generations, making them a remarkable and treasured artifact of Asian history. In good condition as on the photos. Condition exactly as on the photo, please exam photos for details. This is lovley item own or to give as specail gift.
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