Large Opium Pipe



An opium pipe made from bamboo, with a knot in the wood left on for decoration. The pipe has a jade finial at each end, below which are engraved silver bands with floral motifs. The pipe bowl is made from brass with copper inlays, the bowl has a decorative 'collar' set with a small turquoise, a coral and a jade-like stone, the fourth stone is missing. The collar is decorated with punched 'c' scrolls, engraved foliage and raised bat motifs.