EXTREMELY RARE 1700's OPIUM LAMP with ORIGINAL CUT CRYSTAL GLASS GLOBE or DOME. DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS ONE, THE PRICE IS RIGHT. YOU JUST DON'T SEE THESE VERY OFTEN.We are thinning our collection and offering. This EXTREMELY RARE early to mid 1700's Opium Den lamp. On a tray layout when opium possession was legal. We're thinning out some of our collection and giving you the opportunity to acquire one of these very difficult to find opium layout collectibles. Be sure to look over our list of antiques to see it.
The fascination of the daily occurrences in the Opium Dens of old China is harbored within this Authentic Antique Oil Lamp. Lamps such as this were used to illuminate the dim shadows of the Chinese Opium Dens, Gambling Houses and Bordellos, often times the only lighting in these establishments. YOU JUST DON'T SEE THESE OFFERED VERY OFTEN. THESE ARE MUCH HARDER TO FIND THAN MOST PEOPLE REALIZE! Early 1700's to the mid 1700's.This is an Authentic Bronze or Paktong opium lamp with the ORIGINAL Cut Crystal Glass Dome. The Beautiful Cut Crystal Glass Globe (see close-up photo) has no cracks or chips. A beautiful Patina has developed on the Brass Base over the many years of use adding to its charm.
We realize that most collectors request the articles to remain unaltered so we have left this Opium Lamp in its Original Condition just as we found it, and kept it in this condition in our collection for many years. This size of this Opium Lamp is approx.
3 1/4" tall by about 2 1/2" square at the bottom of the brass base. We have images of this lamp held in an adult male's hand as well as next to a cola can to help give you a better idea of the actual size.
Its time to thin out the majority of our collection. This antique museum item is for Display Only. Authentic 1700's Opium Lamps.
Are getting very hard to find now a days. Please be sure to look at our other.
Opium Den Antique Items from our personal collection. The item "VERY RARE Antique 1700's Brass Opium Era Oil Lamp Original Cut Crystal Globe #C" is in sale since Wednesday, August 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques".
The seller is "dagoodstuff" and is located in Phoenix, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.