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Black Hamsa Opium Weight, 1900's

Black Hamsa Opium Weight, 1900's

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A very fine Hamsa weight from the Arakan region. Base is octagonal and the neck and body is smooth. It's from approx. 1900's.

Provenance: Ex. private collection, Netherlands. Acquired approx 70's on travels.

Culture & Year: Arakan-Region, Approx. 1900.

Litterature 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
Heigth: 3.2 cm
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 2 cm

Low stock: 1 left

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