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Tobacco Pipe & Stand - Chinese Design, circa 1890s-1920s Reg. No: ST 019740
- Chinese water pipe with stand holding a tobacco box, pincers/tongs and a combined pricker and brush, circa 1890s-1920s. This pipe would have been used for smoking tobacco, and may also have been used for smoking a mixture of tobacco and opium.
- Water pipe made from white and yellowish metal, the body of the pipe has an incised design; this is attached to a vertical tube with a bend at one end. There is a tassel ornament suspended from the removable cylindrical bowl. There is also a tobacco box, pincers/tongs and a combined pricker and brush with the pipe.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Miss M. Chomley, 1934
|Dimensions:||325.00 mm (Height), 35.00 mm (Width), 80.00 mm (Length)|
|Weight:||0.41 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||smoking, chinese communities, drugs, opium smoking, tobacco smoking|
|Themes this item is part of:||Customs House, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Leisure Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Substance Use - Tobacco|
|Tertiary Classification:||smoking equipment|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1890s-1920s|
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