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Three antique 19th century Burmese bronze 'opium' weights

Three antique 19th century Burmese bronze 'opium' weights

Code: 1302

£395.00

Three antique 19th century Burmese Karaweik bird weights on octagonal bases. Three weights from the traditional measurement of 20 Tikal down to ½ Tikal. These weights were used for standardising the weight of precious commodities such as gold, silver and pearls.
Burmese, circa 1800 - 1820