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Beast Opium Weight Laos EOW158

$175.00

This opium weight in the form of a mythical beast or lion like creature is one of just a few forms of Lao / Siamese weights that are not taken from the Chinese zodiac. It is very distinct from the beast weights of Burma. The bronze and casting are of a high quality. A star sign is depressed in the front right side and is typical of the larger Lao / Siamese weights.

Availability: In stock

This interesting opium weight is a Laotian interpretation of the Burmese beast weight.

Characteristics

Height: 4.9cm, 2 in
Base: 3.4cm, 1.3 in
Weight: 112 grams
Period: 19thC
Form: Lao beast

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