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Opium Pipe And Case (Japan), late 19th century

This is a Opium pipe and case. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is bamboo, oxidized and gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (pipe): 22 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm (8 11/16 x 9/16 x 5/16 in.) H x W x D (case top): 13.6 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm (5 3/8 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.) H x W x D (case bottom): 17.5 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm (6 7/8 x 15/16 x 3/4 in.) H x W x D (overall): 21.5 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm (8 7/16 x 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Opium Pipe And Case (Japan), late 19th century; bamboo, oxidized and gilt metal; H x W x D (pipe): 22 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm (8 11/16 x 9/16 x 5/16 in.) H x W x D (case top): 13.6 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm (5 3/8 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.) H x W x D (case bottom): 17.5 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm (6 7/8 x 15/16 x 3/4 in.) H x W x D (overall): 21.5 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm (8 7/16 x 15/16 x 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim; 1958-140-16-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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