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Six Burmese Bronze ‘Opium’ Weights

Hintha Duck weights on hexagonal bases. Six weights of varying sizes from the traditional measurement of 1 Vis down to 1 Tikal. These weights were used for standardising the weight of precious commodities such as gold, silver and pearls.
Burmese, circa 1800 - 1820
Stock No. 1301

Price: £1,450.00




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Six Burmese Bronze ‘Opium’ Weights

Hintha Duck weights on hexagonal bases. Six weights of varying sizes from the traditional measurement of 1 Vis down to 1 Tikal. These weights were used for standardising the weight of precious commodities such as gold, silver and pearls.
Burmese, circa 1800 - 1820
Stock No. 1301

Price: £1,450.00

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