About this object

An opium pipe with a cone shaped brass bowl and funnel. The pipe stem itself is made from turned wood. The stem is bound to the bowl with a piece of twine or rope.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Smoking Narcotics
  • Culture
    Chinese
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Brass; Wood; Rope
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frank Smythe
  • Collector
    Frank Smythe
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]: Ü-Tsang; Asia: Southern Asia: India
  • Date collected
    1930s
  • Measurements
    85 mm x 65 mm x 405 mm; 3 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 15 15/16 in
  • Related people
    Frank Smythe (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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