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Three Burmese Bronze ‘Opium’ Weights

Three Karaweik bird weights on octagonal bases. Three weights from the traditional measurement of 20 Tikal down to 1/2 Tikal. These weights were used for standardising the weight of precious commodities such as gold, silver and pearls.
Burmese, circa 1800 - 1820
Stock No. 1302

Price: £395.00




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Three Burmese Bronze ‘Opium’ Weights

Three Karaweik bird weights on octagonal bases. Three weights from the traditional measurement of 20 Tikal down to 1/2 Tikal. These weights were used for standardising the weight of precious commodities such as gold, silver and pearls.
Burmese, circa 1800 - 1820
Stock No. 1302

Price: £395.00

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