Objects
Box Chinese
Box Chinese
Title
Ethnic groups
Chinese
Territory
Primorsky Oblast, Ussuri Krai
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors
Museum of the Peoples of the USSR
Rubrics
storage
Material
Metal: copper; paper
Dimensions
diameter 7.2; height 5.2
Number
РЭМ 8761-11142
Annotation
Cylindrical, made of copper. A thin metal rim is provided along the mouth on the outside. The walls are low. The box’s bottom is lined inside with thick white paper. It was used to store ready-to-use opium when staying on the hunting/harvesting site.