Chinese chatelaine met opiumaccessoires, ca. 1900
Chinese chatelaine met opiumaccessoires, ca. 1900, Vervaardigd uit laag gehalte zilver en gebruikt bij de consumptie van opium. Lengte 32 cm. Prijs € 85.-
Chinese Qing Dynasty chatelaine with opium accessories and tools. The chatelaine consists of a circular case with cover, with two tools connected to it. Four more tools connect to a silver pendant charm in the form of a duck. Case and pendant are connected with a thread. The opium case is decorated on both sides. Chatelaines were worn at the waist to hold a variety of useful items. Included on this chatelaine are:- knife: to cut the opium- spoons: to tamp the opium in the damper- pointed tools: for cleaning. Total length: 32 cm. Weight: 27,9 g. Provenance: China; possibly Miao ethnic. Date: late 19th or early 20th century.