Opium Weight 2 Tical Bronze Bird EOW116

$95.00

From Burma, this 2 tical bird weight shows a lot of wear but retains the 6 ray star on the undersurface. These tiny weights were easily lost due to their diminutive size and are an enjoyable part of any opium weight collection. This weight is Group 2, Period B according to Gear*.

Availability: In stock

Characteristics

Height: 2.9cm, 1.14 in
Base: 1.9cm, .7 in
Weight: 2 kyat/tical, 31.5grams
Base plan: hexagonal
Base lines: 2
Period:  Early 19thC
Form: bird

* Earth to Heaven: The Royal Animal-Shaped Weights of the Burmese Empire Paperback –2002 by Joan & Donald Gear

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