Ceramic Opium Pipe, Yunnan, South China.

This is an early 19th Century ceramic opium pipe, coming from Southern China. Fantastic piece decorated with red and yellow copper and a fine hand painted design. Complete with metal stem, for inhaling the burning opium.

Condition: good; minor abrasions and discoloration. Signet at the bottom. Height without stem: 11,5 cm - 4.5 inch.