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Opium Weights Collection.


Welcome to our Collection of Animal-shaped Weights of Burma.

If you have further questions about any item you want to purchase, please do not hesitate to send us an email:
gallery [at] opiumgewichte [dot] com

Opium Weights Archive.

Hintha H4C

Photo gallery - To study the weights (weights are not for sale).

Silver Collection.

Burmese silver bowl, Thabeik

Silverware from Burma, Laos and Siam.

Lacquerware Collection.

Rattan bowl

Lacquerware from Burma and the Shan-States.

Manuscript and Sazigyo Collection.


Kammavaca / Kammawa-sa and Sarsekyo / Sazigyo binding ribbons.

Buddha Collection.

Buddha Laos

Buddha images and religious art works from Southeast Asia, e. g. Burma (Ava, Kongbaung, Shan States, Tai Yai), Thailand (Ayutthaya, Rattanakosin), Laos, China.

Beads Collection.

Pyu Agate Bead

Ancient and antique beads from Southeast Asia.

Asian Gems.

Dong Son, Rain drum

Artefacts of Asian art.

Our gallery offers a wide range of selected Asian fine arts and antiques.

Burmese Library.

Burma Painted and Described

Important publications about Burma, Burmese and Asian history and Arts.

Vintage Postcards & Photo Collection.

Burmese Man and Girl

Vintage Burmese postcards, First Day Covers and Maps

Our Catalogues 2011 - 2019.

The Lions of Burma - Catalogue No. 6

Catalogue - archive.

Since 2011 two or three times a year we publish a catalogue with the latest and special offers (only online, print-outs resp. paper copies unfortunately not available).
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Opium Weights Forum.

Opium Weights Forum.

In 2007 we set up the Opium Weights Forum as a platform to exchange our knowledge, information and pictures about the Burmese weights and other topics of southeast Asian art and crafts.
You will find various sub-forums here with many threads. You are invited to participate, ask your question, post pictures of interesting pieces from your collection or simply follow the discussions.
We kindly ask you to keep your postings free of advertising.



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Arts of Asia - Summer Issue 2021
Arts of Asia - Summer Issue 2021
Shan Beauties - Bird-shaped weights of the Shan principalities of Burma

Christmas Special 2020 - catalogue no. 27
Christmas Special 2020

Late Summer SALE 2020 - catalogue no. 26
Late Summer SALE 2020

The Christmas Special 2019 - catalogue no. 25
Christmas Special 2019

Arts of Asia
Special Burma Issue

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