Asian Weighing Opium Scales in Wooden Case, 19th Century

Asian Weighing Opium Scales in Wooden Case, 19th Century

Stock Number: FG_22010

£150

Burmese opium scales in wooden case, 19th century, in good condition.

Dimensions

Case: 18X10

Circa

1800-1900

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Medicine, Scientific, Pharmacy & Chemists, Quack Medicine, Physics & Chemistry, Scales Weights & Measures

Description

Set of original antique Burmese opium scales in an original carved, elegant teak wood container.

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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a major research tool, for more than two decades I have collected microscopes from the first 300 years of existence of this amazing tool and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession and I cultivate the full and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up for sale surplus or interesting items from the collection. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. Needless to say, I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references, and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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