Opium Weight 10 Tical Bird EOW49

$145.00

From Myawadi, Burma, this bird opium weight is in excellent condition with expected wear of the extremities and an attractive patina.

Availability: In stock

This opium weight is classified by the *Gears as Group 2, Period B.

Characteristics

Weight: 10 kyat/tical, 154 grams (kyat mass: 15.9g)
Height: 5.2cm, 2 in
Base: 3cm, 1.18 in
Base plan: hexagonal
Base lines: 4 horizontal lines
Sign: indistinguishable
Period: 1802-1819, King Bodawpaya
Form: bird

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

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