Scale Weights Set

Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS

Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS
Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS
Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS
Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS
Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS
Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS

Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS

A set of eight peacock shaped figure weights from Myanmar. Weights like these, sometimes referred to as opium weights, are often used in daily village life for weighing various items such as flour and rice.

Many pieces have etching for the design of the feathers, and the peacock shape is less common in weights like these. The largest weight is known as viss, weighing 3.6 lbs and the smallest weight is known as a tical, weighing 16.4 grams. Signs of wear appropriate with use. Weights range in size from 0.75" tall and weigh 16.4 grams to 5" tall and weigh 3.6 pounds. The item "Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS" is in sale since Wednesday, July 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Burma". The seller is "treasurehunters121" and is located in Galveston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Region of Origin: Burma
  • Primary Material: Bronze
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

Set of 8 Antique Burmese Bronze Peacock Opium Scale WEIGHTS