Cover of opium box - ROM2013_13244_73

ROM2013_13244_73

Cover of opium box

Medium:Horn stained green to resemble malachite
Geography: China
Date: 19th - 20th century AD
Period: Qing-Republic periods
Object number: 992.172.32.2
Credit Line: Gift of H.J. Eiley. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionOpium box; Horn; Qing dynasty, late 19th - early 20th century; Gift of Mr. H.J. Eiley; 992.172.32.1-2 Stained green to disguise it as malachite, a treasured mineral, this box is actually made of horn.
Collection:
China
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