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Black Hamsa Opium Weight, 1900's

Black Hamsa Opium Weight, 1900's

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This very fine Hamsa weight from the Arakan region features an octagonal base with a smooth neck and body. It dates to approximately the early 1900s.

Provenance: Ex. Private Collection, Netherlands. Acquired approximately in the 1970s during travels.

Culture & Date: Arakan Region, Approx. 1900.

Literature Reference: Leif Bering Mikkelsen. Opium Weights - Old Animal-shaped Bronze Weights from Southeast Asia: Commercial, Ethnic, Symbolic, and Historical Perspectives. 2017.

Condition: Very fine.


  • Weight: 31 grams
  • Height: 3.2 cm
  • Length: 2.1 cm
  • Width: 2 cm

Low stock: 1 left

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