Burner for opium

Ks0005 Gorilnik Za Opij 01 Scaled 1
Burner for opium


Ks0005 Gorilnik Za Opij 01 Scaled 1

A brass opium oil burner, decorated in the lower quadrangular part with incised blue symbols. According to the entry in the inventory book of the National Museum, the cylindrical part (listed in the inventory under No 18324) was already missing when the collection was transferred to the Ethnographic Museum. The burner has a separate umbrella-like lid with a chain on the top. On the base of the burner is an oval seal with the inscription qian yuan

Material description: brass
Manufacturing technique: metalworking techniques
Dimensions: height (lower part): 8 cm, width: 6.3 cm, depth: 6.3 cm, radius (cover): 6.3 cm, height (cover): 4.8 cm
No. of parts: 1
Current owner: Slovene Ethnographic Museum
Date of the last acquisition: 1963
Previous owners and periods of ownership: Ivan Skušek, Jr. and Tsuneko Kondō Kawase - Marija Skušek, National Museum of Slovenia, Slovene Ethnographic Museum
Object condition, handling and damage: The cylindrical middle part of the burner is missing.

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