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    Posted 5 years ago

    RosaLinda
    (32 items)

    Not sure if it's Japanese or Chinese or the age. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Believe it's an antique but not sure if the period.

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    Comments

    1. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 5 years ago
      Looks like a Japanese incense lamp. RER
    2. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Nice and unusual!
      It seems to be a Chinese paktong (metal alloy) oil opium lamp, lacking the thick glass chimney.
      One in yellow alloy:
      Antique Chinese Yellow Paktong Opium Lamp in Lantern Form. (item #1326748)
      http://www.trocadero.com/stores/galeriehafner/items/1326748/Antique-Chinese-Paktong-Opium-Lamp-in-Lantern-Form

      Usual opium lamp:
      Rare 19th Century Chinese Paktong Opium Lamp with Original Glass Shade For Sale at 1stdibs
      https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/asian-art-furniture/metalwork/rare-19th-century-chinese-paktong-opium-lamp-original-glass-shade/id-f_4118053/
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      About opium paraphernalia, scroll down to the lamps images:
      http://www.pijpenkabinet.nl - opium pipes and opium paraphernalia
      http://www.pijpenkabinet.nl/Pijpenkabinet/P-E%20opium.html
    4. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Another, composite of different elements:
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/302041191500
    5. RosaLinda RosaLinda, 5 years ago
      Thank you so. I really appreciate it.

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