Asian opium pipe

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By Lisa Hix — September 24th, You really have to work hard to get hooked on smoking opium. But leave it to an obsessive antiques collector to figure out how to get to addicted to a 19th-century drug. He started out collecting innocuous things; at first, it was seashells and stones, then it was currency and Asian antiques like textiles. Eventually the Navy veteran found his way to Bangkok, Thailand, where he worked as a journalist and travel writer, covering Southeast Asia. There, he also discovered the beauty of antique opium pipes, bowls, and lamps, as well as opium trays and the hundreds of little implements that went with the ritual.

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Information General Terms of Sale For subscribers only. For subscribers only. Result : Not available. Holding a metal pipe-bowl. This pipe is an unusual example of a collaboration between a bamboo carver and a silversmith.
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