Opium Water Pipe


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Artifact Identification Opium Water Pipe   (1985.10.0002A)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Smoking & Drug Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1850 – 1911 CE
Culture Chinese
Location On Exhibitin the East Asia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 27.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.6 cm
Weight 458 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Moderate Brown (7.5YR 4/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Complete water pipe for narcotic use. Contains cleaning brush and tweezers. Chained to pipe stem lid. Hinged side lid and bottom have stamped Chinese characters.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of George E. and Cynthia M. Anner
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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